Exercise 1: ‘there is & there are’

(Practise your skills in using ‘there is’ and ‘there are’)

‘there is’ or ‘there are’ – drop-down

Difficulty: rather easy (2 of 5)

Choose the correct expression ‘there is, there are’ or the question forms ‘is there, are there’ from the drop-down list. Follow the rules from the explanation about the use of ‘there is & there are’.

  • Example: “At the moment, there are a lot of flowers in the garden.”

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  1. In the living room, some books on the table.
  2. When you are young, a lot of things you don’t understand.
  3. Kelly, enough time to go to the baker’s?
  4. In Mike’s new office, there is a big desk, a comfortable chair, and a lot of plants too.
  5. Excuse me, a bank around here?
  6. In big cities, usually a lot of traffic.
  7. Look, a hole in your sweater.
  8. Jeremy, any interesting places in your town?
  9. Maybe some lemonade left in the fridge.
  10. Besides kangaroos, a lot of poisonous animals in Australia.

Further exercises and explanations relating to the ‘Use of ‘there is / there are’

The following exercises and explanations are related to the English grammar topic ‘Usingthere is / there are’’: