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Subject-Verb Agreement:
Sentences with Noun
Clauses, Relative Clauses,
and Predicative
Nominatives
Take a look at the following sentences. Try
to figure out the correct verb form to use.
● How many myths came about in
the...
● How many myths came about in
the Philippines (is, are) unknown.
● That we know very few Philippine myths
among dozens of...
A noun clause requires a singular verb.
How many myths came about
in the Philippines is unknown.
That we know very few
Philippine myths among
dozens of them concerns
us.
● The best part of the play (was,
were) the songs.
● The highlights of the exhibit in the
National Museum (was, were)
Fern...
The best part of the play was the songs.
In these sentences, remember that
the verb agrees only with the subject.
Predicat...
The highlights of the exhibit in the National
Museum were Fernando Amorsolo's art.
● The highlights of the exhibit in the
...
● The people who study myths are
called mythologists.
● I am planning to study Philippine
mythology, which is fascinating ...
The people who study myths
are called mythologists.
I am planning to study Philippine mythology,
which is fascinating to me.
● The people who study myths are
called mythologists.
● I am planning to study Philippine
mythology, which is fascinating ...
Circle the subject in each sentence and underline its
verb.
1. Tungkung Langit and Alunsina
(is, are) a well-known pair in...
3. Where the two deities came
from (is, are) unknown.
4. Tungkung Langit, who (was,
were) a kind and industrious,
imposed ...
5. On the other hand, Alunsina, who (was,
were) jealous and vain, one day sent the
breeze to spy on her husband.
6. That A...
7. Tungkung Langit's anger, which (was,
were) a sight to behold, caused him to
divest Alunsina of her powers.
8. Alunsina ...
9. Tungkung Langit placed Alunsina's precious
jewels to the sky. The myth goes that the
heavenly bodies-the sun, the moon,...
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  1. 1. Subject-Verb Agreement: Sentences with Noun Clauses, Relative Clauses, and Predicative Nominatives
  2. 2. Take a look at the following sentences. Try to figure out the correct verb form to use. ● How many myths came about in the Philippines (is, are) unknown. ● That we know very few Philippine myths among dozens of them (concern, concerns) us.
  3. 3. ● How many myths came about in the Philippines (is, are) unknown. ● That we know very few Philippine myths among dozens of them (concern, concerns) us. *The sentences have noun clauses which act as the subject.
  4. 4. A noun clause requires a singular verb. How many myths came about in the Philippines is unknown.
  5. 5. That we know very few Philippine myths among dozens of them concerns us.
  6. 6. ● The best part of the play (was, were) the songs. ● The highlights of the exhibit in the National Museum (was, were) Fernando Amorsolo's art. *Now, take a look at the following sentences.
  7. 7. The best part of the play was the songs. In these sentences, remember that the verb agrees only with the subject. Predicate nominatives do not determine the verb form. ● The best part of the play (was, were) the songs.
  8. 8. The highlights of the exhibit in the National Museum were Fernando Amorsolo's art. ● The highlights of the exhibit in the National Museum (was, were) Fernando Amorsolo's art.
  9. 9. ● The people who study myths are called mythologists. ● I am planning to study Philippine mythology, which is fascinating to me. Finally, take a look at the following sentences:
  10. 10. The people who study myths are called mythologists.
  11. 11. I am planning to study Philippine mythology, which is fascinating to me.
  12. 12. ● The people who study myths are called mythologists. ● I am planning to study Philippine mythology, which is fascinating to me.
  13. 13. Circle the subject in each sentence and underline its verb. 1. Tungkung Langit and Alunsina (is, are) a well-known pair in Philippine mythology. 2. The stories about the two characters (involve, involves) the creation of the world.
  14. 14. 3. Where the two deities came from (is, are) unknown. 4. Tungkung Langit, who (was, were) a kind and industrious, imposed order in the chaotic primordial world.
  15. 15. 5. On the other hand, Alunsina, who (was, were) jealous and vain, one day sent the breeze to spy on her husband. 6. That Alunsina had sent a breeze to spy on Tungkung Langit (was, were) enough to make the latter very angry.
  16. 16. 7. Tungkung Langit's anger, which (was, were) a sight to behold, caused him to divest Alunsina of her powers. 8. Alunsina is said to have run away and disappeared for good. What happened to her (remain, remains) a mystery up to now.
  17. 17. 9. Tungkung Langit placed Alunsina's precious jewels to the sky. The myth goes that the heavenly bodies-the sun, the moon, and the stars-(is, are) actually Tungkung Langit's sign that he wants Alunsina to return. 10. The people in Panay now say that the rain (is, are) Tungkung Langit's tears.

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