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88 parts of speech and conjunctions

There Is / There Are

In this lesson, students learn how “there is” and “there are” agree with the object noun. They learn how to choose the correct verb form with count and non-count object nouns in the simple present and past tenses. This lesson also covers using “there” with nouns in a series.

Note: This lesson was formerly called Subject–Verb Agreement 1.

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  • 2–3 hours
  • 21 pages
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Tasks
  • grammar review
  • grammar explanation
  • examples
  • grammar practice exercises
  • speaking exercises
  • writing exercises
  • assessment
Grammar
  • there is
  • there are
  • simple present
  • simple past
  • singular nouns
  • plural nouns
  • count nouns
  • non-count nouns
Tasks

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Due

Task Info

  • Introduction

  • Quick Grammar Review A

  • Quick Grammar Review B

  • Quick Grammar Review C

  • Quick Grammar Review D

  • Quick Grammar Review E

  • There Is or There Are?

  • Complete the Story

  • There Was or There Were?

  • Questions & Answers

  • Nouns in a Series

  • Find the Error

  • Quiz