There is / There are

There is a blackbird in the garden.

Look at these sentences: There is a blackbird in the garden. There’s a bottle of coke in the fridge. There are sixty people in the waiting room. There are a lot of wild animals in the forest. We use the form there is in the singular form and the form there are in the plural form. Singular Positive Negative Question […]

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Some and Any

There are some chimpanzees.

Look at these sentences: Are there any anteaters in the zoo? No, there aren’t any anteaters but there are some chimpanzees. We use some in positive sentences and any in negative sentences and questions. Positive Negative Question There are some cars. There aren’t any cars. Are there any cars? You have some money. You don’t have any money. Do you […]

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The Verb to be

She is happy

The verb to be is the first verb to learn when you are learning English. It immediately allows us to give basic information about ourselves and other people. Positive Negative I am I‘m not / I aren’t You are You aren’t / you‘re not He isShe isIt is He isn’t / he‘s notShe isn’t / She‘s notIt isn’t / It‘s […]

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Possessive Adjectives and Possessive Pronouns

Possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns are used to show who something belongs to. We use a possessive adjective if there is a noun after it. Possessive Adjectives Possessive adjective Noun 1st person singular 2nd person singular 3rd person sing. (m) 3rd person sing. (fem) 3rd person sing. (obj) 1st person plural 2nd person plural 3rd person plural This is my […]

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