15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. These words always take the plural form of the verb: these words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by the addition of -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: these subjects are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in English class: choose the right form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb concordance that baffl many learners. “Many of the houses in this neighborhood don`t have a garage.” 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 9. The movie, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch. 16. Eight dollars (is, are) today the price of a film.