Subjects for intermediate learners
In English grammar, the subject of a clause is the noun referring to the person or thing that is doing the action of the verb. We will learn all about it here.
What Are Subjects?
Simply put, the subject is a person or a thing doing the action in a sentence.
Types of Subjects
Basically, we have three main kinds of subjects and we will learn about two of them here.
- Simple Subjects
- Compound Subjects
- Complete Subjects
- It can be a personal pronoun:
- It can be a proper name:
- It can be a collective noun:
Subject Personal Pronouns
The second kind of subject is 'compound subjects'. They consist of two or more nouns or pronouns. Look:
For connecting the nouns or pronouns, we use and between them.
How to Find the Subject?
In English, we have different types of sentences. Below you can see them and how to find the subjects:
- The subject mainly comes before the verb.
- In imperative sentences, the subject is hidden.
Here in this example, the subject is omitted because it is an order.
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