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Subject-Verb Agreement

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on 29 October 2013

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Transcript of Subject-Verb Agreement

What is Subject-Verb Agreement?
Verbs that follow You
When using
you
as a subject follow it with the verb
are
.
The Rule:



If you have a
singular subject
you should have a
singular verb
, if you have a
plural subject
then you should have a
plural verb
.
Verb that follows I
Using either/or or neither/nor
in Subject-Verb Agreement
When two
singular subjects
are

connected by
neither/nor
or
either/or
they require a
singular verb
.
When using
I
as a subject it should always be followed by
am
.
Example:
I

am
the best student in class.
Example:
Either

Sam

or
her
mother


is
making dinner tonight.
By:
Jennifer Bickle

Ana Castaneda

Cinthia Pichardo

Rolando Fernandez

Example: The
dog
barks
. (Singular)
Example: The
dogs
bark
. (Plural)
Subject-Verb Agreement










Can I
has

a

cheeseburger?

WRONG!


Can I

have

a cheeseburger?
RIGHT!
Another example using I as the subject
Now you have learned about Subject-Verb Agreement.
The cat got a cheeseburger.
Our presentation is over.
Everyone can go home now.
THE END
Just kidding!
It's game time.


incorrect:
You
is
smart. Correct:
You

are
smart.

You

is
kind.
You

are
kind.

You

is
important.
You

are
important.


Example:
Neither
the
book
nor
the
pen
is
in the
drawer.







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