Subject-Verb Agreement Lessons

We have specific courses that draw inspiration from international courses and GER levels and are all supported by additional grammar and pronunciation modules. Teachers can choose to use lessons and activities written by EF, but also modify and create their own – adapt them to the learning needs of different students. EF Class is completely free for teachers and students. Tip: “Agreement” means having no difference or seeing things the same way. The objective of this activity is to introduce the theme of the conformity of subjects and verbs by creating sentences with the words in the list as subject. Rule 1. A topic will come before a sentence that will begin with. This is a key rule for understanding topics. The word of the is the culprit of many errors, perhaps most of the errors of subject and verb. Authors, speakers, readers, and listeners may ignore the all-too-common error in the following sentence: Subject-verb concordance is important because it makes a sentence easier to understand. It also helps to make the sentence resonate better. Remember: you have to compare the form of “being” with the subject! This is called the subject-verb agreement.

Write a brief description of each photo, with one or two sentences that give your opinion on it. Use words to create sentences with the right subject-verb match. EF Class is a tool that helps teachers take engaging, interactive and motivating English courses with a comprehensive set of flexible teaching materials. Celce-Murcia, M., &Larsen-Freeman, D. (1999). The agreement copula and subjectverb. In The grammar book: An ESL/EFL teacher`s course, (2nd edition, pp. 53-78). Boston: Heinle & Heinle. Being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct subject-verb chord errors. The objective of this activity is to practice subject-verb concordance in spoken situations.

Verifying the SubjectVerb agreement doesn`t have to be laborious. In this minilesson, high school students explore subject-verb concordance using real-life examples of newspapers and song lyrics. In addition to checking and identifying a correct and incorrect subject-verb match, students examine when it might be appropriate to use non-grammatic language and talk about the difference between formal and informal language….