Is there a king in your country?
Are there any castles?
Is there a hydro-electric scheme in your country?
Are there any nuclear power stations?
Is there a war in your country?
Are there any refugees?
Is there a lot of poverty in your country?
Are there many foreign aid workers?
Write your answer in the “comments” section at the bottom of this page.
Compare these three patterns:
1. is there/are there
2. do you have
3. does … it exist
When we speak generally about existence we say:
There are a lot of refugees.
When we speak in a personal way, we say:
We have a lot of refugees.
When we speak in an abstract impersonal way, we say:
A significant refugee problem exists.
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!