Playing shooting games are/is my forte.

Watching movies is/are fun.

Reading books is or are good for you.

Do we use is or are for these sentences?

  • "is." My forte is playing shooting games. Watching movies is fun. Reading books is good for you.
    – Kevin H
    Dec 9 '16 at 21:24
  • Thanks, that is a great technique. One more question, shooting games are my forte or fortes?
    – rag
    Dec 9 '16 at 21:29
  • You're quite welcome! @rag "Shooting games are my forte."
    – Kevin H
    Dec 9 '16 at 21:42
  • "Is". Gerunds are verbs. Verbs can't be plural, so gerunds can't be plural.
    – Greg Lee
    Dec 9 '16 at 22:44

Is. An easy way to determine this, in most cases, is to drop the nouns and evaluate the verbs. Watching is... Reading is...

Hope this helps.

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