4 7. Alaska, before becoming part of the United Tates, was called eward s Folly or Icebergia. 8. There is (lies, lies) the best watchdog in the county! 9. Are the ingredients in these cereals (including, including) sugar? 10. Pluto, which is the planet furthest from the Sun, (orbit, orbit) the Sun every 90,000 days. 11. The streets of this city (contains, included) little asphalt. 12. Here are your instructions. 13.
Amber, used in jewelry, (come, come) from fossilized tree juice. 14. Americans in each region of the country (speaking, speaking) with different accents. 15. At the back of the room (seated, seated), the next speaker. 16. There, on the other side of the hall (are, is) the language laboratory. 17. The leaves on the tree (turn, turn) are colored every autumn. 18.
The Abakus, although centuries old, is still used (becoming, being) in many parts of the world. 19. Will it work?, he thinks?) 20. The pieces of the puzzle (adapt, adapt) are perfect. Exercise 2 Highlight the simple theme of each sentence. In space, write the correct form of the verb in parentheses. Players in the game [ rest at half-time. (Rest) 1. Here in our city [ works a world-renowned author. (Work) 2.
The rivers of Ohio, with the exception of the Ohio River, are shallow draft waterways. (Be) 3. Only one bird in our garden [ builds its nest in this tree. (Build) 4. Do these lockers have numbers? (have) 5. The microphones in the auditorium [ are professional quality. (Be) 6. In the desert there are many plants. (live) 190 and Language Workbook, Grade 8 7 Lesson 56 Indefinite pronouns as ubejects An indeterminate pronoun is a pronoun that does not relate to a specific person, place, or thing.
Most indeterminate pronouns are singular. ome are plural, and some can be either singular or plural. If an indeterminate pronoun is the subject of a sentence, the verb must correspond in number to the indeterminate pronoun. COMMON PRONOUN INDETERMINATE ingular: another, someone, anyone, anyone, anyone, everyone, everything, everything, everything, nobody, nobody, nobody, someone, someone, something plural: both, little, many, others, several either ingular or plural: all, all, most, none, no person lives without air. (Singular) Many study the process of photosynthesis. (Plural) A prepositional sentence can follow the indeterminate pronouns all, any, most, none or some. The purpose of the preposition determines whether the pronoun is singular or plural. The building is made of brick. The omes of sunflowers are large. (Plural) Exercise 1 Draw two lines in the correct form of the verb in parentheses. Only a few (expect, expect) win a prize in the competition. 1.
Someone else (wants, wants) to look at the bike. 2. Everyone (study, study) French before a trip to France. 3. Everyone (understands, understands) the meaning of this subject. 4. One of them tells us about his days in baseball. 5. Each member (speaks, speaks) for three minutes. 6. One of these books (transmits, transmits) the atmosphere of the 1980s.
7. Everyone (wants, wants) a copy of this videotape. 8. Both schools (are, are) excellent. 9. All those who participate (receive, receive) a prize. 10. Everything in this room (seems, seems) to be an antique. Unit 9, ubject-verb Agreement 193 1 GRAMMAR Eight parts of the language Noun Pronouns Adjective Verb Adverb Conjunction Preposition Interjection Noun or classification of persons, places, things and concepts 1. Proper names: Name specific persons, 6 6. The group hopes to produce its own newscast. 7.
tudent council offers ideas for a school news show. 8. The school group volunteers to record music for the show. 9. A target group is selected. 10. The softball team gives its interviews to three student journalists. 11.
Youth News is the name chosen for the program. 12. The faculty helps to obtain permission for students to film the basic material for their messages. 13. The Art Club voluntarily draws weather maps. 14. The coaching team shall consult the sports report. 15. Current events fill the upper place in the television news. 16. According to Ms Tanaka, evaluations do not matter.
17. The public must be informed of events affecting their lives….