Links to Information About Noun-Verb Agreement

Nouns and verbs are the basic parts of a sentence, upon which all others depend. Nouns and verbs need to agree on number (singular or plural).

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Basic Noun-Verb Agreement

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Agreement - Regular Verbs

Agreement - Irregular Verbs

Verb Agreement with "Trick Singular" Nouns and Pronouns

Agreement When Words Come Between Nouns and Verbs


Exercise 1: Noun-Verb Agreement

Exercise 2: Agreement with Trick Singular Nouns and Pronouns

Exercise 3:   Agreement When Words Come between the Noun and Verb

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