Knewton Video: Subject-Verb Agreement 101

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We recently a released a new and improved on-demand video player in our GMAT course, and to spread the word we’re releasing the first Sentence Correction lesson in nine handy installments. If you’re looking improve your score in SC, be sure to watch all the videos for expert advice on this tricky section.

The third installment of the lesson, shown above, is all about how to identify subject-verb agreement errors. As expert instructors Jen Rugani and Dave Ingber explain, watch out if:

  • The sentence is full of intervening clauses and phrases between the subject and the verb.
  • The sentence contains an unusual subject.

This lesson also contains practice problems to help ensure you understand the concept; when you get to a problem, just pause the video, take about 90 seconds to solve it, and then press play again to get the explanation.

Watch the video to learn how to spot, and fix, all of the above errors, and be sure to stay tuned for the next SC lesson installment!

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