Subject Verb Agreement And Linking Verbs Lesson 46

66 Click the mouse button or tap the space bar to see the answers. Exercise 14 Verbs with their themes to coincide emphasize the appropriate form of the verb in parentheses. 1. Almost all of these insects (a/a) certain means of protection against enemies. 2. Many of them (excels/excel) in the art of imitation. 3. Some insects, such as canes, (looks) like inanimate objects when resting on a plant trunk. 4. Some butterflies, such as this one, (a/have) special coloration to scare off potential predators. 5. A little water (a/have) polluted. Click the mouse button or tap the space bar to see the answers.

66 Lesson 7-11 18 Click the mouse button or press the space bar to view the answers. Exercise 3 Linking verbs to their subjects is a simple topic or theme in each of the following sentences. Then you emphasize the shape of the verb in parentheses that corresponds to the object of each sentence. 1. The growing threat to America`s wildlife is (east/are) a major problem. 2. Another problem (is/are) the many hectares of forest we lose each year. 3.

Wild animals (remain) a rich and vital part of our national heritage. 4. Animals are also an important part of our world. 5. Research on plant and animal life is (is) the means of many scientific discoveries. Click the mouse button or tap the space bar to see the answers. 18 Lesson 2-3 6 Intervening Prepositional PhrasesA verb must correspond to its subject in numbers and in person.  number can be singular or plural.

 singular words indicate one; The plural words indicate more than one. A singular subject takes on a singular verb. A plural subject takes a plural.  For most verbs, the only change in form that indicates in-person concordance occurs in the current form. Click the mouse button or tap the space bar to view the information. 6 Lesson 1-2 44 Writing sentences with themes composed Exercise 8 letters with compound themes Write five sentences. In each game, use one of the following elements as a compound object. Leave the subject recomposed with a current verb. 1. Bread and butter 2.

neither the players nor the coach 3. both the climate and geography of the South 4. Aunt Susan or Uncle Harold 5. either a cat or a dog 44 lesson 5-4 119 Practice these techniques by reworking the next passage with a separate sheet of paper. Rewrite the paragraphs and replace each raw piece with a verb in the current form. At the top of a high point overlooking the waves well below the city. The pretty houses of the village – me beautiful books attached to a high shelf. The wide windows overlooking the sea – the curve of the pins there, which move away on three sides, – the sea. The light that is glaudert by the waves __me squint. The cry of the seagulls – the air. A sloop with floating sails – towards the horizon.

A fishing boat loaded with crab – for the safety of the port. The whole scene – cliff, sea and houses – -so picturesque that it – like a watercolor. The lies remind you that the image of the image allows power fillings slippery heads you glass click the mouse button or press the space bar to display possible answers. Writing request 5 78 4. Flowers – (add/add) Pleasure to your world. Review: Exercise 2 Writing Sentences with Intervening Prepositional Phrases (Cont.) The following sentences describe an imaginary garden. Inserts an appropriate prepositional sentence into space and emphasize the correct form of the verb in parentheses. 4. Flowers – (add/add) Pleasure to your world.

5. Scented roses – anyone who sees them. In all shades in the summer, click the mouse button or tap the space bar to see possible answers. 78 Grammar Review 7 34 Using Special Subjects in SentencesExercise 6 Using Special Subjects in Sentences Write five sentences. In each sentence, use one of the following names as a theme. Make sure each subject matches a verb.