Grammar Lesson with Piano

Existence and Location

Henry: You see, Simon, there are three kinds of “there”. There is “there”: T-h-e-r-e. “There are the donuts.”

Possession

Henry: Then there is “their”: T-h-e-i-r, which is the possessive.”It is their donuts.”

Pronouns

Then finally there is “they’re”: T-h-e-y-apostrophe r-e, a contraction meaning “they’re”. “They’re the donut people.”

Checking for Understanding

Henry: Got it?

Simon: M-hm.

Link to there is – the existence page

Link to Easy English

The above video clip is from a movie. The movie was written and directed by Hal Hartley.

Have you ever heard of Hal Hartley?

Have you ever seen any of his movies?

The guy at the piano is called “Henry Fool”.

What do you think of him?
How do you feel about him?
What kind of guy does he seem to be .. to you?

Write your answer in the comments section below.

Pronunciation

These three words have the same pronunciation:

there
they’re
their

Existence – Talking about Existence

Have you seen the existence page?

Does God exist?

We ask:

Is there a god?

or

Does god exist?

Some people believe in god. They have faith. Some people do not believe in god. They do not have faith. Some people do not know. They wonder. They ask. They are unsure. Which one are? What are your feelings? What are your thoughts? Tell us in the comments section.

Does god exist?

How do you talk to god?

How does god talk to you?

World English Course

There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!