Explicaciones gramaticales

Lecciones y fichas que explican los distintos temas de la gramática inglesa de una manera simple, con ejemplos traducidos del español al Inglés.
Asimismo muchos ejercicios para cada lección de Inglés, para comprender inmediatamente la cantidad incluida de la lección.


Barzelletta in inglese

Grammar explanation



There is / There are

 

There is

There are

Yes there is / are

There’s

There’re

Is There?

Are there?

 

There is not

Threre are not

No there isn’t / aren’t

Isn’t there?

Aren’t there?

 

  • El uso del "there is" o "there are" depende del sustantivo que les sigue inmediatamente después. Se usa there is si el sustantivo es singular, there are si el sustantivo es plural.

 

There is an apple on the table.

There are some apples on the table.

 

--- PARA PROFUNDIZAR EN EL TEMA ---

Contractions are possible, but they are mostly used informally in speech.

There’s a fly in my soup.

Other forms of “be” can also be used with there is/there are.

There will be a party at Bill’s house on Saturday.

There were four witnesses at the crime scene.

Since the expression there is/are usually has no equivalent in other languages, students sometimes use have instead.

Have a lot of food on the table.

It has a lot of food on the table.

There have a lot of food on the table.

There is a lot of food on the table.

 

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