Grammar Tutorial: Subject-Verb Agreement

Subject-verb agreement:

If the subject is singular the verb should have “s” at the end. If the subject is plural there is no “s” at the end of the verb, except for the word “I” which always take the plural form of the verb.

Example: Jenna writes a poem.

In this sentence, the subject Jenna is singular, so the verb writes has “s” at the end.

Example: We visit our grandparents every Sunday.

In this sentence, the subject we is plural, so the verb visit has no “s.”

Now, it’s your turn! Choose the correct verb. 

1.)Yen (call, calls) Socks the cat to come inside the house.
[toggle title=”Answer”]calls[/toggle]

2.) Gaute (cook, cooks) his own dinner.
[toggle title=”Answer”]cooks[/toggle]

3.) They (come, comes) in time for the movie.
[toggle title=”Answer”]come[/toggle]

4.) She (eat, eats) apple for breakfast.
[toggle title=”Answer”]eats[/toggle]

5.) Mickey and Minnie (is, are) on the cover of the Kleenex tissue.
[toggle title=”Answer”]are[/toggle]

6.) I (love, loves) cheesecake.
[toggle title=”Answer”]love[/toggle]

7.) Ryan (run, runs) to the nearest exit.
[toggle title=”Answer”]runs[/toggle]

8.) Justin (go, goes) for work again.
[toggle title=”Answer”]goes[/toggle]

9.) Vivian (offer, offers) me a drink.
[toggle title=”Answer”]offers[/toggle]

10.) We (celebrate, celebrates) the fourth on July with a barbeque on the front porch.
[toggle title=”Answer”]celebrate[/toggle]

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