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  • Review chapter objectives.
  • Discuss subjects and verbs: singular vs. plural.
  • Discuss INFO BOX
  • Discuss special problems with agreement.
  • Discuss compound subjects.
  • Discuss indefinite pronouns.
  • Discuss collective nouns.
  • Review INFO BOX: Making Subject and Verbs Agree.
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    • 1. Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 2. CHAPTER 24: MAKING SUBJECTS AND VERBS AGREECopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 3. CHAPTER OUTLINE AND LEARNING OBJECTIVESIn this chapter, you will be learn to: identify correct subject-verb agreement and recognize prepositional phrases, compound subjects, indefinite pronouns, and collective nouns.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 4. SUBJECTS AND VERBS: SINGULAR VS. PLURAL Subjects and verbs have to agree in number.  This means a singular subject must be matched to a singular verb form; a plural subject must be matched to a plural verb form. Pronouns as Subjects  Pronouns can be used as subjects.  Pronouns take the place of nouns.  When pronouns are used as subjects, they must agree in number with verbs.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 5. SUBJECTS AND VERBS: SINGULAR VS. PLURAL  INFO BOX: Subjective Pronouns and a Present Tense VerbCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 6. SPECIAL PROBLEMS WITH AGREEMENT Finding the Subject  Eliminate prepositional phrases to find the real subject of a sentence. Changed Word Order A change in the word order will require you to look carefully to check for subject-verb agreement.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 7. COMPOUND SUBJECTS A Compound Subject is two or more subjects joined by and, or, or nor.  When subjects are joined by and, they are usually plural.  When subjects are joined by or, either,…or, neither…nor, not, only…not, also, the verb form agrees with the subject closer to the verb.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 8. INDEFINITE PRONOUNS Certain pronouns that come from a group called indefinite pronouns always take a singular verb.  INFO BOX: Indefinite PronounsCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 9. COLLECTIVE NOUNS Collective nouns refer to more than one person or thing.  Most of the time, collective nouns take a singular verb.  Collective nouns take a plural verb only when the members of the group are acting individually, not as a unit.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 10. MAKING SUBJECTS AND VERBS AGREE: THE BOTTOM LINE INFO BOX: Making Subject and Verbs Agree: A SummaryCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 11. CHOOSE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBFOR THE SENTENCE BELOW. After a rough day at school, you _________ a quiet place to relax. A. needs B. need Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 12. CHOOSE THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERBFOR THE SENTENCE BELOW. After a rough day at school, you _________ a quiet place to relax. A. needs B. need identify correct subject-verb agreement Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 13. OF THE FOLLOWING, WHICH IS A PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE?A. I listenB. across the streetC. somethingD. committeeCopyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.
    • 14. OF THE FOLLOWING, WHICH IS A PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE?A. I listenB. across the streetC. somethingD. committeerecognize prepositional phrases, compound subjects,indefinite pronouns, and collective nouns.Copyright © 2012 by Pearson Education, Inc.

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