English Grammar 101
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Foreword: To the Student and Parent/Teacher
Introduction: To Those Grammarians Among Us
Instructions: How to Complete the Lessons
Module 1: Word and Phrase Patterns
Module 2: Clause Patterns
Module 3: Verb Tense and Verbal Patterns
Module 4: Verb Forms and Sentence Patterns
Lesson 4-1: Transitive Active Verbs
Lesson 4-2: Transitive Active Verbs (Continued)
Lesson 4-3: Transitive Active Verbs (Continued)
Lesson 4-4: The Indirect Object
Lesson 4-5: Direct Objects versus Indirect Objects
Lesson 4-6: Transitive Passive Verbs
Lesson 4-7: Transitive Active versus Transitive Passive
Lesson 4-8: Intransitive Complete Verbs
Lesson 4-9: Intransitive Complete versus Transitive Active/Passive
Lesson 4-10: Intransitive Complete versus Transitive Active/Passive (Continued)
Lesson 4-11: Intransitive Linking Verbs
Lesson 4-12: Intransitive Linking Verbs (Continued)
Lesson 4-13: Identifying Verb Forms
Lesson 4-14: Identifying Verb Forms (Continued)
Lesson 4-15: Pronouns by the Case
Lesson 4-16: Objective Case Pronouns
Lesson 4-17: Subjective Case Pronouns
Lesson 4-18: Casework for Pronouns
Quiz 4-19: Cumulative Review
Lesson 4-20: The Declarative versus The Imperative Sentence
Lesson 4-21: The Interrogative versus The Exclamatory Sentence
Lesson 4-22: Identifying Sentences by Use
Lesson 4-23: Agreement: Subjects and Verbs
Lesson 4-24: Agreement: Collective Nouns
Lesson 4-25: Agreement: Compound Subjects
Lesson 4-26: Agreement: Words Always Singular or Plural
Lesson 4-27: Agreement: If I Wish I Were
Lesson 4-28: Agreement: Pronouns and Their Antecedents
Quiz 4-29: Cumulative Review
Exercise 4-30: Module 4 Self-Test
Module 5: Punctuation and Capitalization
Module 6: Supplement - Troublesome Words
ubjective Case Pronouns
A pronoun used as the subject of a verb or the predicate noun of an intransitive linking verb is always in the subjective case.
Subject of verb: "
are the winners." Predicate noun: "The winners are
In each sentence below a choice of pronouns is given as used as the subject of a verb or as a predicate noun. Click to select the correct pronoun in each case.
) is the best student?
) boys are often blamed.
John and (
) were applying for the job.
) help you?
Sandy, Jill, and (
) will set the table.
) do you believe is the best qualified.
It was (
) who complained.
It is (
) answered the man.
We wished we were (
It was (
) on the phone.
Sally and (
) were their friends.
The candidates were Jack and (
) is coming to dinner?
The two experts were Allee and (
My sister and (
) participate in the same sport.
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