Among the people was a man named Brown. 在这些人中有一个叫布朗的人。
On the top of the hill stands an old temple. 这山顶上有一座庙。
From the valley came a frightening sound with some cries.
North of the city lies/is a new airport.
Helping them raise their artistic level are various professorial organizations.
Visiting the Great Wall were 200 American college students.
Coinciding with the development of jazz in New Orleans in the 1920's was one of the greatest periods in blues music. (toefl原句)【coinciding with…显然不是动名词而是现在分词倒装】
下面例句是动名词作主语：Teaching English is my job. / Visiting the Great wall is worthwhile.
Present at the meeting is our English teacher. (Present出席的，在场的)
Gone are the days when we had a good time at the mountain village. (Gone 离去的)
They arrived at a farmhouse, in front of which sat a small boy.
Noteworthy is the factthat he has talent for music.