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  There is - There are   

We use there is (singular) / there are (plural) to say that sth is located in the place or exists:

e.g. There is a book on the desk. / There are manybooks on the shelf.

We use there isn’t (singular) / there aren’t (plural) to say that sth isn’t located in the place or doesn’t exist:

e.g. There isn’t a book on the desk. / There aren’t any books on the shelf.

We use Is there…? (singular) / Are there...? (plural)  to ask whether sth is located in the place or exists:

e.g. Is there a book on the desk? / Are there any books on the shelf?

 
Choose the correct answer:
 
1. ............ a lamp in the
room.
 There is       There are
 Is there       Are there
9. ........... a man in the
garden?
 Is there      Are there
 There is     There are
17.   .............. many
glasses here.
 There are    Is there
 There is      Are there
25. ................ two
tables in the room?
 Is there      Are there
 There is     There are
2. Susan, .............. a
chair in the garden?
 there is       is there
 there are     are there
10. “Is there much tea
in the cup?” “No, there .......... 
much.”
 isn’t            is 
aren’t          are 
18.   ..... many
boys and girls in the park.
 Is  there         There are
 There is         Are there
26. “Are there many
animals in the house?” “No, 
.............only one”
 there isn’t   there are
 there is       aren’t
3. “Are there many
windows in the house?” 
“Yes, .......... many.”
 there are     there is
 is there       are there 
11.  .......... two
little trees in the garden.
 Are there      There is
 There are     Is there
19.  ......... a little girl
outside our house?
 There is      Are there
 Is there       There are
 
27. “Is there a chair
here?” “No, ............. “
 there aren’tthere is 
 there are      there isn’t
4. “Is there a dog in the
house?” “No, ......... .”
 there isn’t   is there
 there is       there are 
12.  ......... a nice door in
this house.
Are there         There are
 Is there           There is
20.  In London ...........a
lot of museums.
 there is       there are
 is there      are there
 
28. “Is there much
water?” “No, .............”
 there is      there isn’t
there are    there aren’t
5. ........... many
glasses on the table.
 There is       Is there
 Are there     There are
13.  .......... many
windows in the house?
 Are there    Is there
There is           There are
21. ........ many lamps
on the wall?
 There are    There is
 Is there      Are there
29. .............. many trees
in this park?
 Are there    There is 
 Is there      There are
6. In the garden ..........
three big trees.
 there are     there is
 are there     is there
14.  ........... a little girl
in the room?
 There are       There is
 Are there    Is there
 
22. “Is there a dog
here?” “No, ................”
 there isn´t  there is
 there are     there aren’t
30. “Are there many
people?” “No, ........... only 
one person”
 there is       there are
 there isn’t   are there
7. Carol, ....... much
coffee in the cup?
 are there     is there
 there are     there is
15.  Mum, ......... water
in the glass?
 are there     there is
 is there       there are
23. “Are there Italians
in Spain?” “Yes, .........”
 there are     there is
 are there     is there
31.  In this glass............
some milk.
 there  isn’t  there aren’t
 there is          are
8. This morning ........
many children in the park.
 there is       are there
 is there       there are
16.  Susan, .... many
cups at home?
 there is          are there
 there are      is there
24. “Are there four rooms 
in the house?”  “No, ............ five”
 there are     there is
 are there    is there
32.  “Susan, are there many 
cups on the table?” “......two”
 There is     Are there 
 Is there       There are

 

       

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