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SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT with Prepositional Phrase

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Subject- Verb Agreement that mainly focuses on the inclusion of Prepositional Phrase. This lesson is best for ESL learners in Grades 4 to 7. This also includes fun hyperlinks and pictures

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SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT with Prepositional Phrase

  1. 1. Identify the correct verb that should be used in each statement.
  2. 2. BE
  3. 3. BEGIN
  4. 4. UNDERSTAND
  5. 5. DRIVE
  6. 6. SPEAK
  7. 7. LIFT
  8. 8. WHAT ARE THE BASIC RULES IN SUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT?
  9. 9. WHAT IS A PREPOSITION? It is a word placed before an object to specify its location.
  10. 10. Let’s find the penguin…
  11. 11. The penguin on the box
  12. 12. The penguin inside the box
  13. 13. The penguin between the boxes
  14. 14. The penguin behind the boxes
  15. 15. But who/what is the main topic?
  16. 16. In subject-verb agreement… A prepositional phrase is a phrase with two or more words that begins with a preposition. A verb must agree with its subject, not with the object of a prepositional phrase, which often comes between the subject and the verb.
  17. 17. The penguin on the box is Gunther.
  18. 18. The penguin behind the boxes is Gunther.
  19. 19. EXERCISES DETERMINE THE SUBJECT and THE CORRECT VERB THAT SHOULD BE USED IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES.
  20. 20. EXERCISES The student in the back of the classroom _________ attentively to the teacher. LISTEN LISTENS
  21. 21. EXERCISES The girl between those two boys _________ not my cousin. IS ARE
  22. 22. EXERCISES Escons, together with Ports and Montebs, ______ to the TLE building. GO GOES
  23. 23. EXERCISES The Island, between the two seas, _______ gone. has have
  24. 24. QUIZ!
  25. 25. QUIZ 1. Apartments in this city (is, are) expensive.
  26. 26. QUIZ 2.A dealer in rare books (is asked, are asked) to look at the collection of novels to ensure the authenticity.
  27. 27. QUIZ 3. The musicians in the band (is practicing, are practicing).
  28. 28. QUIZ 4. The blue areas on the map (indicates, indicate) water.
  29. 29. QUIZ 5. The leaves on the oak tree (is turning, are turning) bright orange and yellow.

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