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Affirmative form
There is a + There is a fish
singular in the bowl.
countable noun
There is some
There is some water in the
+ uncountable bowl.
noun
There There are
are some + some
plural noun vegetables in
the basket.

Negative form
There There
isn't a/an isn't an
+ singular apple on
countable the
noun plate.

There isn't There


any + isn't
uncountable any
noun food on
the
plate.
There There
aren't aren't
any + any
plural noun fruits
in the
bowl.

Interrogative form
Is there a + Is there a fish in
singular countable the bowl?
noun

Is there any + Is there any water


uncountable noun in the bowl?
Are there + plural Are there any
noun apples on the tree?

. AFFIRMATIVE SENTENCES
Complete the sentences with There is a or There are some.
Match them with the pictures by writing the correct number.

1. groceries in the cart.


2. presents under the tree.
3. candle on the cupcake.
4. bear in the cave.
5. rabbit in the hat.
6. cookies on the plate.
7. frog on a log.
8. birds in the nest .
. AFFIRMATIVE or NEGATIVE?
Look at the pictures and complete the sentences with
There is a, There is some, There are some, There isn't
a, There aren't any.
1. jars in the cupboard. 2.
books in the bookcase.

3. books in the bookcase. 4.

computer on the desk.


5. cushion on the armchair. 6.

flowers in the basket.


7. rose in the vase. 8.

flowers in the vase.


9. lamp on the bedside table. 10.

food in the fridge.

. INTERROGATIVE
Look at the picture and complete the questions using Is there
or Are there.
1. a lamp on the bedside 2. pictures on the wall?
table?
3. a wardrobe in the 4. pillows on the bed?
room?
5. chairs in the room? 6. a computer in the
room?
7. a drawer under the 8. clothes in the
bed? wardrobe?

. Mark the correct sentence.

There is some sand in the There is a bear in the cave.


bucket.
There isn't any sand in the There isn't any bear in the
bucket. cave.
There is some juice in the glass. There are some letters in the
mailbox.
There isn't any juice in the glass. There aren't any letters in the
mailbox.

There are some sardines There is a frog on the lily pad.


in the can.
There aren't any sardines There isn't any frog on the lily pad.
in the can.
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 isnt (singular) / there arent (plural) to say that sth
isnt located in the place or doesnt exist:
e.g. There isnt a book on the desk. / There arent 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 9. ........... a man in 17. .............. many 25. ................ two
in the the glasses here. tables in the room?
room. garden?
There are Is there Are there
There is Is there Is there
Are there There is There are
There There is
are There is Are there
There are
Is there

Are
there

2. Susan, .............. 10. Is there much 18. ..... many 26. Are there many
a tea boys and girls in the animals in the house?
chair in the in the cup? No, park. No,
garden? there .......... .............only one
much. Is there
there is There are there isnt
isnt is there are
is there There is
arent are Are there there is
there are arent
are
there
3. Are there 11. .......... two 19. ......... a little girl 27. Is there a chair
many little trees in the outside our house? here? No, .............
windows in the garden.
house? There is there arent there is
Yes, .......... Are there Are there
many. There is there are there
Is there isnt
there are There are There are

there Is
is there

is there

are
there

4. Is there a dog 12. ......... a nice 20. In London 28. Is there much
in the door in ...........a water? No, .............
house? No, this house. lot of museums.
......... . there is there isnt
Are there there is
there isnt There are there are there are there
arent
is Is there is there
there are there
There
there is is

there
are

5. ........... many 13. .......... many 21. ........ many lamps 29. .............. many trees
glasses on the windows in the on the wall? in this park?
table. house?
There are Are there There is
There is Are there There is
Is there There are
Is Is Is there Are
there there there

Are there There is

There There
are are

6. In the garden 14. ........... a little 22. Is there a dog 30. Are there many
.......... girl here? No, people? No, ........... only
three big trees. in the room? ................ one person

there are There are there isnt there is


there is there are
there There
is is there are there isnt are
there arent there
are there Are there

is Is
there there
7. Carol, ....... 15. Mum, ......... 23. Are there Italians 31. In this glass............
much water in Spain? Yes, some milk.
coffee in the cup? in the glass? .........
there isnt
are there are there there are there arent
there is
is there is
there there is are there are
is there
there are is there

there there
is are

8. This morning 16. Susan, .... 24. Are there four 32. Susan, are there
........ many rooms many
many children in cups at home? in the house? No, cups on the table?
the park. ............ five ......two
there is
there is there are There is Are there
are there there is
are Is there There
there there are are there are
is there
is there is
there
there
are