there is/ there are

Unit 31. there is  there are
There`s a man on the roof.

Unit 31. there is  there are
There`s a train at 10.30.

Unit 31. there is  there are
There are seven days in a week.


singular:

there is ...
there is not ...
is there ... ?

 

(there`s)
(there isn`t or there`s not)
 

- There`s a big tree in the garden.
- There`s a good film on TV this evening.
   I`m going to watch it.
- Excuse me is there a hotel near here?
- "Have you got any money?"
   "Yes, there`s some in my bag."
- We can`t go skiing. There isn`t any snow.


plural:

there are ...
there are not ...
are there ...?

 

(there aren`t)

- There are some big trees in the garden.
- Are there any letters for me today?
- This is a modern town. There aren`t many old buildings here.
- How many players are there in a football team?
- There are 11 players in a football team.

  • there is and it is

Unit 31. there is  there are

Unit 31. there is  there are


Compare:
- A: What`s that noise? B: It`s a train. ( it = that noise)
   There`s a train at 10.30. It`s a fast train. ( it = the 10.30 train)
- There is a lot of salt in this soup.
   I don`t like this soup. It`s too salty. ( it = this soup)