THERE IS / THERE ARE


ThereIsThereAre

Serena Williams speaking


 

Are you tennis skills excellent enough to make you the next personal coach of Serena Williams? Probably the answer is no because she is one of the best players in the world. What about your English language skills? Here you actually stand a better chance of teaching her how to speak correct English. It’s true that she’s a native speaker and you are not but I’m quite sure that many of you who follow this blog can find the grammar error in the quote above.

So folks, don’t just sit and stare at the screen. Tap those fingers and write your answer in the comments box below.

When you’re done, get some reading practice by clicking [here] to read the full article.

 

4 comments

  1. Angela Bolivar · · Reply

    There ARE a lot of women…

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    1. Correct Angela.

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  2. Ulrike · · Reply

    There is a lot of men….
    Happy Easter! 🐥🐰

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    1. Thanks for the Easter greetings Ulrike but unfortunately the answer is still wrong. “Men” is a plural noun (like “women”) so we say “There are … “. Otherwise, it’s “There is a man/woman”.

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