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Exercise 8: Subject-Verb Agreement Underline the main verb(s) once and the main subject(s) twice. Then ensure the subjects agree with their verbs. 1. One of ABC company’s products are sneakers. Revised : One of ABC company’s products is sneakers. 2. These skills give you great satisfaction and makes a good impression on others. Revised : These skills give you great satisfaction and make a good impression on others. 3. The audience members already know what the author is trying to say and isn’t very interested. Revised : The audience members already know what the author is trying to say and aren’t very interested. 4. Developing better speaking skills and improving my writing skills is my top priority. Revised : Developing better speaking skills and improving my writing skills are my top priorities. 5. Writing the first paragraph, including the topic sentence and the thesis statement, are the hardest things for me to do. Revised : Writing the first paragraph, including the topic sentence and the thesis
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Unformatted text preview: statement, is the hardest thing for me to do. 6. I like the look of the shoes, but the cushioning and comfort of the sole is not as good as I had expected. Revised : I like the look of the shoes, but the cushioning and comfort of the sole are not as good as I had expected. 7. At the Tower, all forms of exercise takes place inside the gym. Revised : At the Tower, all forms of exercise take place inside the gym. 8. The fit of the two shirts are similar. Revised : The fit of the two shirts is similar. . 9. Being economical and environmentally friendly are important for a company today. Revised : Being economical and environmentally friendly is important for a company today . 10. One of the most striking examples of poor workmanship and inferior materials are the new subdivision on Main Street. Revised : One of the most striking examples of poor workmanship and inferior materials is the new subdivision on Main Street....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course COMM 2290 taught by Professor All during the Spring '11 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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