ch10 - Verb and Subject Agreement Objectives Locate the...

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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 2 Verb and Subject Agreement Objectives Locate the subjects of verbs despite intervening elements and inverted sentence structure. Make verbs agree with true subjects. Make verbs agree with subjects joined by and . Make verbs agree with subjects joined by or or nor .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 3 Select the correct verbs to agree with collective nouns and indefinite pronouns. Make verbs agree with quantities, fractions, portions, clauses, and a number or the number . Achieve subject-verb agreement within who clauses. Verb and Subject Agreement
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 4 Locating Subjects and Making Them Agree With Verbs Prepositional Phrases In locating subjects, ignore prepositional phrases. Some of the most common prepositions are of , to , in , from , for , with , at , and by . Less easily recognized are the prepositions except , but , like , and between .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 5 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 1. One of the companies is hiring new employees.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 6 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 1. One of the companies is hiring new employees.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 7 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 1. One of the companies is hiring new employees.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 8 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 2. Letters from the president were sent recently.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 9 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 2. Letters from the president were sent recently.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 10 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 2. Letters from the president were sent recently.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 11 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 3. Everyone except Ann and Leo is working.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 12 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 3. Everyone except Ann and Leo is working.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 13 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence? 3. Everyone except Ann and Leo is working.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 10 - 14 Making Them Agree With Verbs Intervening Words In locating subjects, ignore intervening groups of words such as those introduced by in addition to , such as , as well as , including , and together with .
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Ch. 10 - 15 Check your skill . . . What is the subject in this sentence?
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course OA 265 taught by Professor Lbrotsker during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.

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ch10 - Verb and Subject Agreement Objectives Locate the...

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