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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.

  • there is
  • there are
  • simple present
  • simple past
  • singular nouns
  • plural nouns
  • count nouns
  • non-count nouns
PDF Content
  • grammar review
  • grammar explanation
  • examples
  • grammar practice exercises
  • speaking exercises
  • writing exercises
  • assessment
Task Content
  • Grammar Notes(Reference)
  • There Is or There Are?(Multiple-Choice)
  • Complete the Story(Type in the Blanks)
  • There Was or There Were?(Multiple-Choice)
  • Questions & Answers(Type in the Blanks)
  • Nouns in a Series(Type in the Blanks)
  • Find the Error(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Speaking Practice(Speaking Task)
  • Quiz(Multiple-Choice)