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• FOOD / FRUITS & VEGETABLES
• Indefinite Adjectives SOME & ANY
• THERE IS and THERE ARE
The indefinite adjectives SOME and ANY are used when the exact amount or number of something is unknown.
Use SOME in statements.
• We need some fruit.
• She has some broccoli.
Use ANY in negative statements and questions.
• We don't need any fruit.
• We don't need any broccoli.
It is common to use some in questions when the expected answer is yes.
• Do you want some fruit?
• Do you want some broccoli?
We use the adverb there and the verb to be when something exists or is available.
• There is
• There are
There are two ways to express negative statements with there and to be.
• There is no
• There are no
• There isn't any
• There aren't any
To ask if something exists or is available, the verb to be goes before the word there.
• Is there
• Are there
Think about the different types of food in your house.
Have you used the Indefinite Adjectives SOME and ANY when talking about food?
What are SOME of your favorite foods?
Are there ANY foods you do not like?
Listen to English conversations between your friends or family or turn on an English television program. Listen for the indefinite adjectives SOME and ANY
When do we use THERE IS and THERE ARE? We use these phrases when we want to state that something exists. We use these phrases when we want to state of the presence of something.
Walk around your home and identify thing you see.
• There are two books on the coffee table.
• There is a coat on the coat rack.
• There are some apples in the bowl on the table.
• There is a banana in the bowl too.
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