By Mary T Carbone
Higher Writing offers the basics of writing thoroughly and thoroughly. in line with directions that generations of writers have proved to be the way in which of expression, the textual content contains reliable assurance of significant subject matters, logical association, and provides center-stage cognizance to every of the 5 methods (Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, ideas of fashion, instructions for variety) supplying whole assurance for every, organizing them logically, and explaining them in actual fact and concisely.
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Since it is mostly a matter of determining whether the subject means one or more than one and then matching the verb to it, Lesson 6 presents information about some nouns and pronouns to show whether they should be used as singular or plural. 51 6a Some nouns are plural in form but singular in number. " Check Your Understanding of Nouns Plural in Form but Singular in Number In each sentence, circle the correct verb enclosed in parentheses. 1. M icrobiology (is, are) a useful field o f study. 2.
Neither o f the students has a rig h t to the tickets. 8. Last summer both o f the contestants applied fo r the scholarship. |dde/q;oq g seq/jaqiiaN L uaas seq/auoaiuos 9 sM ou^/auoAjaAg 5 p a je d a jd aja/vyiso|/\| 'p paqsm ^/auo £ p aisa* uaaq aAeq/|ejaAas z pa||e:>/Aue|/\| 1 sjb aasu v 21 Var i ed Or de r of the Sub j ec t The subject may not always be before the verb. It may, in fact, be any where in the sentence. Study the following sentences: Down jum ped the cat. ) Are you sure? ) The subjects of most interrogative (questioning) sentences are not in their natural order.
Each o f the books has sold close to a million copies. 5f The pronoun and its antecedent. The college expects every alumna to send her ow n response. In Lesson 5, you need to determine whether the subject means one or more than one and then be able to match the verb to it. The noun variety, for example, means one and therefore needs to be matched to a verb that means one— is. The same applies to a pronoun and the word to which it refers. Alumna means one and therefore needs to be matched to a pronoun that means one— her.
Better writing by Mary T Carbone