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There + be

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There is a book on the shelf. There isn’t a book on the shelf.

Is there a book on the shelf?

There are some books here. There aren’t any books here.

Are there any books here?

some – affirmative

any – negative / interrogative

Exercises: ONE TWO THREE FOUR

There is … There are – exercises

Rules:

1. Use there IS for singular nouns (one item).
2. Use there IS for non-count items(group nouns).
3. Use there ARE for many items (plural nouns).

Exercise