viernes, 24 de enero de 2014

there is/ there are (explanation)

explanation about there is and there are

Singular plural
positive There is a beautiful lake There are lots of things to do
Negative There isn´t a park near our flat There are any restaurants
Questions Is there a hotel? Are there any cheap places to stay?
Short answer Yes, there is/ no, there isn´t Yes, there are/ no, There aren´t

For singular we use a /an
    we use a or an in poistive sentences, negatives and questions with singular countable nouns
  • There is an apple in the basket
  • There is a beautiful lake

some and any

  • we usually use some in positieve sentences with plural countable nouns ande uncountable nouns
  1. there are some chairs.
  • we usually use any in negatives and questions with plural countable nouns and uncountable nouns
  1. there aren´t any eggs in the fridge
  2. are there any shops?

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