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Complete the following task until 12 am Wednesday

1.- Highlight the correct answer.

1. Annie and her brothers (is, are) at school.

2. Either my mother or my father (is, are) coming to the meeting.

3. The dog or the cats (is, are) outside.

4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor.

5. George and Tamara (doesn't, don't) want to see that movie.

6. Benito (doesn't, don't) know the answer.

7. One of my sisters (is, are) going on a trip to France.

8. The man with all the birds (live, lives) on my street.

9. The movie, including all the previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch.

10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, wants) to win.

11. Either answer (is, are) acceptable.

12. Every one of those books (is, are) fiction.

13. Nobody (know, knows) the trouble I've seen.

14. (Is, Are) the news on at five or six?

15. Mathematics (is, are) John's favorite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andrea's favorite subject.

16. Eight dollars (is, are) the price of a movie these days.

17. (Is, Are) the tweezers in this drawer?

18. Your pants (is, are) at the cleaner's.

19. There (was, were) fifteen candies in that bag. Now there (is, are) only one left!

20. The committee (debates, debate) these questions carefully.

21. The committee (leads, lead) very different lives in private.

22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, (greets, greet) the press cordially.

23. All of the CDs, even the scratched one, (is, are) in this case.
B.- Exercise 2: Proofreading for subject-verb agreement errors - sentences

Highlight the subjects and underline the verbs. If the sentence has a subject-verb agreement
error, cross out the incorrect verb and write the correct verb form above it.

1. Calcium, which is one of the world’s most common elements, IS important


for growing strong bones and teeth.
2. Every animal requires calcium for its health.
3. Calcium IS also used for many other purposes.
4. As far back as Ancient Egyptian times, historians tell us of the use of calcium
as a building material.
5. In nature, this important element is always found as a compound such as
calcium carbonate and calcium fluoride.
6. Lack of calcium can be a serious problem.
7. Calcium-deficient bones are brittle and break easily.
8. Older people, especially older women, frequently get osteoporosis.
9. Osteoporosis is a condition which causes calcium deficiency in bones.
10. In Canada, one in four women over the age of fifty suffers from osteoporosis.
11. A person with osteoporosis can break a bone doing simple daily activities like
walking, hugging or coughing.
12. Each osteoporosis sufferer needs to eat foods high in calcium daily.
13. Milk, tofu and spinach are high in calcium.
14. Regular exercise also helps prevent osteoporosis.
15. The other group that needs lots of calcium is children who are growing.
16. They need calcium to help their bones and teeth grow strong