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Name :

Class

A) Fill in the blanks with the correct verb to be or verb to have.


1. Jamilah __________(am, is) twelve years old.
2. The children ______________(have, has) taken their breakfast.
3. Tn. Hj. Rashid _____________(have, has) a big bungalow.
4. The pupils of Year 5 Arif ____________(am, are) very happy.
5. I ___________(is, am) a tall boy.
6. My sisters ____________( has, have) a new dictionary each.
B) Fill in the blanks with the correct verb agreement.
1.The policewomen _______________(work) at the office.
2. She ______________(wash) the clothes in the morning.
3. Datin Seri Rosmah ________________(fly) to Europe.
4. Maniam and Fauzi _______________(clean) the room together.
5. The little girl _________________(buy) the ice-cream at the shop.
6. I __________________(live) in Kampung Pinang Seribu.

STEP 3
VERB TO BE

Singular
Plural
I

is
are
am

Fill in the blanks with the correct verb to be.


1. My friends
= __________________
2. Chong Tan Fook
= __________________
3. That strong and handsome Indian man=_________________
4. The beautiful ladies
= __________________
5. I
= __________________
6. He
= __________________
7. The postmen
= __________________
8. These roses
= __________________
9. Halim. Fatihah, Muizz and I
= __________________
10.I
= __________________
VERB TO HAVE
Singular
Has
Plural
Have
I
Have
Fill in the blanks with the correct verb to have.
1. My friends
= __________________
2. Chong Tan Fook
= __________________
3. That strong and handsome Indian man= __________________
4. The roses
= __________________
5. I
= __________________
6. He
= __________________
7. The postmen
= __________________
8. The child
= __________________
9. Halim. Fatihah, Muizz and I
= __________________
10.You
= __________________

SMART TABLE

METHOD OF CHANGING INTO SINGULAR VERBS.

(Remember! It only happens to the verbs of singular subjects)


CATEGORY

VERBS

RULE
S

SINGULAR VERBS

A) Verbs that
ended with the
letters b, d, e, g, h,
k, l, m, n, p, r, t
and w.

rob, build, live,


sing, laugh,
+s
cook, kill, swim,
clean, hop,
pour, cut, draw

robs, builds, lives,


sings,
laughs, cooks, kills,
swims,
cleans, hops, pours,
cuts, draws

B) Verbs that
ended with o, s,
ch, sh
C) Verbs that
ended with the
letter y after
vowel letters.
D) Verbs that
ended with the
letter y after
consonant letters.

go, kiss, watch, + es


push

goes, kisses
watches, pushes

play, say, buy,


convey

plays, says, buys,


conveys

carry, fly, try

+ s
-y
+ ies

carries, flies, tries

*VERBS FOR PLURAL SUBJECTS ARE IN ROOT

WORDS.
Examples:
1) Sonia and Julia watch the television. (watch)
2) They run around the field. (run)

Change the verbs given into singular verbs.


DO ALWAYS REFER TO THE TABLE ABOVE.
Example : cry = cries
1. walk

= ___________________________

2. claim

= ___________________________

3. do

= ___________________________

4. try

= ___________________________

5. hunt

= ___________________________

6. pay

= ___________________________

7. marry

= ___________________________

8. brush

= ___________________________

9. complete

= ___________________________

10.convey

= ___________________________

NOW, IN SENTENCES
1. My brother _________________ to work by car. (go)

2. Yusnita _____________ her pupils how to make a puppet.


(teach)
3. The crazy man________ all the empty cans in his plastic bag.
(put)
4. Mrs. Leong ________________ some groceries at the shop.
(buy)
5. My little sister _______________ the alphabets in her exercise
book. (copy)

THE SUBJECTS ARE MIXED. BE CAREFUL. IDENTIFY THE


SUBJECTS FIRST BEFORE CHANGING THE VERBS.

1. The elephants __________________ (like) to eat sugar canes.


2. Dato Sivamaniam _________________ (drive) to work.
3. Chong Beng ______________ (dry) his shoes under the hot sun.
4. These children __________________ (play) hide and seek.
5. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson ___________ (bring) their racquets
together.
6. Tg. Faizal __________ (accompany) Rashid to see the
headmaster.
7. I ________________ (catch) the butterflies with my friends.
8. The poor fisherman _________________ (lay) on the bench
sadly.

9. We __________________ (draw) the picture of a monster.


10. Yantis sister ____________ (do