Tags: cbse Class 8 WorksheetsMacmillan English Ferry Class 8 A. Underline the subject (or composite subject), then check the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. Fill in the blanks with a verb form that matches the subject. If the subjects related by “or”, “nor” are of different numbers, the verb must be plural and the plural subject must be placed next to the verb. Example: He`s a good boy. (Singularsubstreff, Singularverb) They are good players (plural subject, plural verb) Two or more singular subjects connected by “or”, “again”, “either”, “neither” or “again” adopt a verb in the singular. Example: If two singular substitives refer to the same person or thing, the verb must be singular. Example: Verb A verb says what something does or something exists. Examples: A binding verb connects a noun or adjective in the predicate to the subject. The forms of the verb “to be” are the most common connection verbs. Binding verbs can be used in all three tenses. An auxiliary reference indicates when the action of a sentence takes place.
The helping verb has several forms on, is, are, were and will be. Examples: Question 3. Underline the verbs in the following sentences and indicate whether they are in the active or passive voice. (i) Sita loves Savitri. (ii) The wall is built by the mason. (iii) Some boys helped the injured man. (iv) The man killed the snake. (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Answer: (i) Sita loves Savitri. – (Active) (ii) The wall is built by the mason.
– (Passive) (iii) Some boys helped the injured man. – (Active) (iv) Man killed the snake. – (Active) (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Prepared – (Active) has been eaten – Verbs (Passive) have three main parts. They are present, past and past participle. For regular verbs, the past tense is formed by adding ed to the present; and the past participle is formed using the verb of the past tense with an auxiliary verb such as has, have or had. Example: A verb must match its subject in number and person. (a) If the subject is the third person singular, most English verbs end in -s or -es, but there is no -s or -es in the plural of the third person. He goes to school. They go to school. Sita goes to school.
Sita and Rama go to school. You eat a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb “to be” and its forms are exceptions to this rule: He is a friend. I am your friend. They are friends. Paste the correct shape of the present into the spaces. Verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home ….. a lot of money. (Costs) 2.
The new car ….. like clappers. (run) 3. Most things…….. more than before. (Costs) 4. This aircraft ……. faster than sound. (in flight) 5.
The lawn ……. nice in summer. (watch) 6. These children ……. very healthy.. .