Home / Basic English / There Is & There Are: Exercise and Test

There Is & There Are: Exercise and Test

240 Views

In this lesson, you will be learning the difference between “there is & there are”, which is one of the most basic subjects of English. By the end of this article, you will have a very good understanding of the grammatical structures of “there is, there are.”

In English,if you want to say that something exists or does not exist somewhere, we usually use ‘there + be‘.

☛The word “there” takes the form there is with singular nouns and there are with plural nouns. 

‘There is + singular’

There is a horse.
There is an apple.
There is one car.

☛”A” goes before words that begin with consonants.

a flower
a lion
a pink unicorn
a horse
a big apple

☛”An” goes before words that begin with vowels:

an apple
an egg
an Irish
an orc
an uprising

‘there are + plural’.

There are apples
There are horses.
There are two cars.

There is & There are Exercises

 

Affirmative
 

There

isan apple on this tree.
are books in his bag.
Questions
Is 

there

an apple on this tree?
Arebooks in his bag?
Negative
There isn’t an apple on this tree.
aren’tbooks in his bag.
Contractions
Yes, there is
there are
No, there isn’t
there aren’t

  There is There are Exercise Worksheet – (download)

There is & There are Test

#1. There ______ ten pencils in my bag.

#2. There ___ some tall people.

#3. There ______ any water left.

#4. Sorry, Mom. _____ nothing left.

#5. ___ there any deserts in Europe?

#6. There ______ a lot of errors in this book.

#7. ____ there anybody out there?

finish

Results

-
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
3 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Anjelica

What a pity, I couldn’t see the test on there is/there are

Ehsanullah

Yes, great lesson.

This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar
Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views : Ad Clicks :Ad Views :