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USE OF THERE. THERE is used while naming a place ,a thing ,or the existence of something. THERE IS/ARE used to indicate the fact or existence of something:. THERE IS (SINGULAR). (E.G). There is a black cat. There is a boy behind the tree. There is a student in the classroom.

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## USE OF THERE

THERE is used while naming a place ,a thing ,or the existence of something.

THERE IS/AREused to indicate the fact or existence of something:

### THERE IS (SINGULAR)

(E.G)

There is a black cat.

There is a boy behind the tree.

There is a student in the classroom.

NOTE:TEACH THE CHILD THE SINGULAR USAGE OF “THERE” WITH PICTURES ABOVE.

### THERE ARE(PLURAL)

There are three football players.

There are two people and two dogs.

There are two little girls playing

with blocks.

NOTE:TEACH THE CHILD THE PLURAL USAGE OF “THERE” WITH PICTURES ABOVE.

NOTE:TEACH THE CHILD THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SINGULAR AND PLURAL OF “THERE”

### EXAMPLES FOR SINGULAR

There wasa lightning storm last night.

There wasalso a lot of food there.

(In this sentence, "there" is used with the noncount noun,

"food.")

There wasn'tany furniture in the apartment.

It was almost empty.

NOTE:TEACH THE CHILD THE SINGULAR USAGE OF “THERE”.

### EXAMPLES FOR PLURAL

There were many things to do and see at the amusement park.

There weren't any people in the

hotel room.

Were there a lot of people at

the meeting?

NOTE:TEACH THE CHILD THE PLURAL USAGE OF “THERE”

FILL IN THE BLANKS

### Directions: Complete each sentence with "there" and the verb "be" in the present tense (am, is, or are). Some sentences are negative.

1. __________ __________ a big test tomorrow.

2. __________ __________ several people waiting in line.

3. __________ __________ a good reason for that. (negative)

4. __________ I __________ in this picture.

5. __________ you __________ in that picture.

6. __________ she __________. She's next to the window.

NOTE:MAKE THE CHILD TO FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE HELP OF DIRECTIONS GIVEN ABOVE.

FILL IN THE BLANKS

Directions: Complete each sentence with "there" and the verb "be" in the past tense (was or were). Some sentences are negative.

1. __________ __________ a car accident just ten minutes ago.

2. __________ __________ several people hurt.

3. __________ __________ a lot of police at the scene.

4. __________ __________ any news of it on TV. (negative)

5. __________ I __________, watching helplessly.

NOTE:MAKE THE CHILD TO FILL IN THE BLANKS WITH THE HELP OF DIRECTIONS GIVEN ABOVE.

### TRANSFORM THE SENTENCES

1)My father has got a lot of books.

There……………a lot of books in my fathers office.

2)The students are too numerous in this class.

There…………another teacher.

3)My brother would like to play the guitar , but it is too noisy in a flat.

There…..too much noise in the room.

NOTE:MAKE THE CHILD TO TRANSFORM THE ABOVE SENTENCES.

### TRANSLATE

NOTE:MAKE THE CHILD TO TRANSLATE THE ABOVE FRENCH SENTENCES.