UWF Writing Lab: Rules of Thumb for Subject/Verb Agreement

Review common errors with subject/verb agreement in this presentation, based on Mamie Webb Hixon's Real Good Grammar, Too. The slides address singular and plural subjects, indefinite pronouns, and collective nouns, complete with several examples of each. The section on collective nouns urges viewers to regard them as plural; you might want to clarify to your pupils that collective nouns can be used as singular or plural depending on the context.

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