You are given a block of text which explains the theory of this concept.
Once you have read the theory, do the exercises given below to test how well you have understood the ideas.
How to do the Exercises:
You are given a set of words.
You are also given some sentences with input boxes, and you are required to use the words to complete the sentences correctly.
You can put your chosen word into the input box by first clicking on the word and then in the input box.
The word will appear in the input box.
If it is correct, it will go green, and if not, it will go red.
PET - HAS, THERE ARE
In the phrase, THERE IS A DOG IN THE KITCHEN, THERE IS acts like a false subject.
Another way of saying this is A DOG IS IN THE KITCHEN.
THERE IS is widely used in this way, and has different forms.
- THERE IS, THERE ARE, THERE WAS, THERE WERE, THERE WILL BE
This structure is related to HAS, and one sentence using HAS can be transformed into a sentence using THERE IS.
- This house HAS a garage.
- THERE IS a garage in this house.