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Definition Singular means "one person or thing". When we use a singular noun we must also use a singular verb.
Example

Mae Jemison fulfilled a lifelong dream.

Mae Jemison is a singular noun and fulfilled is a singular verb.

Directions Read the sentences aloud to hear which one makes most sense to you. Circle the sentence that makes the most sense. The first one has been done for you.

 

Singular Subject Verb Agreement
1a Jemison became the first African-American woman to go into space.
1b Jemisons becames the first African-American woman to go into space.
2a Jemison develop an interest in the sciences.
2b Jemison developed an interest in the sciences.
3a She studied chemical engineering and medicine.
3b They studies chemical engineering and medicine.
4a In 1982, Jemison were selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, to train to became an astronaut.
4b In 1982, Jemison was selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, to train to become an astronaut.
5a After five years of training, Jemison was accepted into NASA's astronaut program.
5b After five years of training, Jemison were accepted into NASA's astronaut program.

 

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6a Flying on the Space Shuttle Endeavour, Jemison's dream came true; she was an astronaut.
6b Flying on the Space Shuttle Endeavour, Jemison's dream come true; she were an astronaut.
7a She was the mission specialist aboard the Endeavour.
7b She were the mission specialist aboard the Endeavour.
8a Before returning home on September 20th, 1992, Jemison spent eight days orbiting our Earth.
8b Before returning home on September 20th, 1992, Jemisons' spends eight days orbiting our Earth.
9a Providing medical service in Cambodia and West Africa, she have demonstrated great compassion.
9b Providing medical service in Cambodia and West Africa, she has demonstrated great compassion.
10a In hopes of stimulating children's interest in science, Jemison founded the International Science Camp.
10b In hopes of stimulating children's interest in science, Jemison founds the International Science Camp.