Verb Agreement Exercises For Grade 8

A. Point out the subject (or composite subject), then co-call the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. Transitive and intransitive verbs An intransitive verb may be alone in the predicate because its meaning is complete. For example, it should be noted that the article is used only once if both names refer to the same person. If one referred to different people, the article would be used before each noun and the verb would be plural. For example, if two subjects together express an idea, the verb will be in the singular. Example: Types of verbs Word An action word indicates what the subject is doing. (build, laugh, walk, express) or exist. (is, are, were, were) Examples: Verb A verb says what something is doing or exists.

Examples: Insert the correct shape of the contemporary form into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly. (walking) 3. Most things …

more than before. (costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children……… very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players………

From my village. (to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2. works 3. Cost 4. Fly 5.

looks for 6. 7. 7. comes 8. verbs have three main parts. They are present, from the past and past participants. For regular verbs, the past is formed by adding to the current form; and past participation is done by using past tense verb with a helping verb like having, having or having. For example, he is a good boy. (Singular subject, singular verb) You are good players (plural subject, plural verb) A transitive verb needs a direct object to complete its meaning. The meaning of a sentence with a transitive verb is not complete without a direct object.

Action verbs There are several types of verbs, but today`s lesson focuses on action verbs. Action verbs tell what the theme of a sentence does. Words like navigating, climbing, swinging, swiping, telling and answering are action verbs.

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