3. The poet and singer is always very punctual. (Here we use a singular verb, because both names refer to the same person. Note that the article is only used once.) Add `is` or `are` after the word `there` in the following sentences: 1. There ………….. two boys standing there. 2. There………….. many students at school. 3.

Today there is ………….. A lot of boys are absent from the class. 4. If you need money, there is …………. A few in my pocket. 5. There………….. Sixteen players selected to travel to Australia. 6. There………….. a proper balance of emotions and intelligence in him.

7. There………….. Nothing that could be so rejoicing. 8. ………….. someone? 9. There………….. No light here. 10. There are ………….. total darkness inside.

Answers 1. are 2. are 3. are 4. are 5. are 6. is 6. is 8. Is 9. is 10.

is 10. Question 2. Choose the right verb and fill the spaces with: Rule 5a: Sometimes the subject is separated by words as together, as well as, also, no, etc. These words and phrases are not part of the subject. Ignore them and use a singular verb if the subject is singular. Examples Verb comes from the Latin verb, meaning, a word. It is called that because it is the most important word in a sentence. A verb is a word that is used to affirm something about a person or thing. 12. No one knows how difficult it is to get first place. (Don`t use a singular verb after anyone) Question 1.

Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. Have and have the verbs and have been used to say what people own or possess. They are also used to talk about things that people do or receive, such as diseases. These words are the simple form of the present of the verb to have. Add the correct form of the contemporary form of verbs in parentheses in the following sentences: 1. The new planes …………. Very quickly. (Mouches) 2. The river……….. It`s good in the summer.

(see) 3. Mangoes…………. Freshness. (see) 4. A friend of mine…………. In the same school as me. I read it. 5. The owners of this factory…………. very rich and …………..

in big houses. (be, live) 6. Some women…………. All aboard………….. She`s sick. (Aversion, do) 7. Boys………….. every day at school.

(go) 8. It……………. to see pictures. (how) 9. I………….. like him……….. That`s right. (Miracles, do) 10. you………….. what………….. This is me.

(Knowing, Problems) (ii) Can, must, can and must and auxiliaries do not have “s” in singular or plural.