Subject Verb Agreement Rules Exercise

Finding Subjects and Verbs

Being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct errors of agreement.

Example: The list of items is on the desk
If you know that list is the subject, then you will choose is for the verb.

Being able to identify the subject and verb correctly will also help you with commas and semicolons as you will see later.

Definition: A verb is a word that shows action (runs, hits, slides) or state of being (is, are, was, were, am, etc).

The first 5 rules of this exercise address identifying subjects and verbs

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