1) There is a large forest near our city.
2) There were many berries in our kitchen-garden last summer.
3) There are many museums in this city.
4) There will be an interesting lecture on literature tomorrow.
5) There was an interesting match on TV.
6) There is no smoke without fire.
7) Where there is a will, there is a way.
8) There is no rule without exception.
9) There is no place like home.
10) There is no rose without a thorn.
11) While there is life, there is hope.
Exercise 2. Употребите формы глагола to be в Present, Past или Future Indefinite.
1) There … a park near our school.
2) There … few students at college yesterday.
3) There … a lot of shops in this district.
4) I hope, there … no mistakes in my dictation tomorrow.
5) There … little furniture in our bedroom, and now there … much furniture in it.
6) There … many garages near our house.
7) There … a swing and two benches behind the house.
Exercise 3. Поставьте предложения в Past и Future Indefinite.
1) There are not any German books in our library.
2) There is one theatre and five cinemas in this town.
3) There is no lift in our house.
4) There is little milk in the bottle.
5) There are three rooms in our flat.
6) There are not many difficult exercises in this textbook.
7) There are two hospitals in this town.
Exercise 4. Дополните ответы в отрицательной форме.
1) There was a telephone in the hall. – I’m afraid, … .
2) I should like to have some ice-cream. – But … .
3) You can take this book in the library. – I was there. But … .
4) There will be much trouble with this car. – Why, on the contrary … .
5) I am going to see a popular TV programme tonight. But … .
6) There are many old trees in your garden. - On the contrary … .
Exercise 5. Преобразуйте предложения, употребляя оборот “There+to be”.
1) This city will have many monuments.
2) I see a man at the corner.
3) The students will be in the laboratory.
4) Our town has no theatres.
5) The dog is in the room.
6) This family had no children.
7) Our group has many good students.
8) I can’t see anybody here.
9) The car is near our house.
10) The children were in the yard.
11) Every week has 7 days and every year has twelve months.
12) She had a lot of English books in her library.
13) The bench was under the tree.
14) I could see yellow curtains on your window.
15) A lot of people will be at the stadium tomorrow.
Exercise 6. Задайте все возможные вопросы к предложениям.
1) There is some cheese on the plate.
2) There are a lot of stars in the sky.
3) There were many apples in our garden this year.
4) There was nothing interesting in today’s newspaper.
5) There will be a concert on TV tonight.