Grammar For IELTS: Connecting Words And Subject-Verb Agreement
This post will cover some common connecting words and phrases. The agreement of the verb depends on the particular connecting word or phrase.
- With the connecting words neither + nor and either + or, the verb must agree with the subject that is closer to the verb.
Neither the professor nor her students are in the library.
Neither the students nor the professor is in the library.
Either my mother or my uncles are taking a vacation next week.
Either my uncles or my mother is taking a vacation next week.
- With the connecting phrases along with and together with, the verb must agree with the first noun mentioned.
The professor, along with her students, is in the library.
The students, along with their professor, are in the library.
The anatomy books, together with the corresponding instructor’s guide, look brand new.
The instructor’s guide, together with the corresponding anatomy books, looks brand new.
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