Subject – Verb Agreement. Grammar Work. Subject & Verb Must Agree. Basic Rules: 1. If you have a singular subject, you must have a singular verb. 2. If you have a plural subject, you must have a plural verb. EXAMPLES:. Sally plays on the swings. Sally and Jeff play on the swings.
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1. If you have a singular subject, you must have a singular verb.
2. If you have a plural subject, you must have a plural verb.
****If you notice, the singular subject needs a verb with a “s” at the end.
Larry (smell/smells) the flowers every time he passes the flower store.
Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie (is/are) famous celebrities.
Joey is the strongest candidate; his looks, experience, and intelligence (invite/invites) voters to cast their ballots for him.Let’s try some together…
EXAMPLE: The family (is/are) thoroughly excited to go to Florida over Winter Break.