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Learn to Speak English Fluently: Use of ‘are’ with ‘these’, ‘those’, ‘here’ and ‘there’

Learn to speak English fluently using TLP Spoken English Course. The course is designed to facilitate self-learning in an easy way. The course is organised into units for easy learning. Learn each unit and talk in English using what you learn. To know more read: How to Use the Course Content? In the previous unit you have learnt the Use of ‘are’ with ‘you’, ‘we’ and ‘they’. In this unit you will learn the use of ‘are‘ with ‘these‘, ‘those‘, ‘here‘ and ‘there‘.

‘Are’ with ‘these
  • To talk about more than one person or thing, near us in the present.

These people are farmers.
These beggars are a problem.
These are mangoes.
These vegetables are good.

‘Are’ with ‘those’
  • To talk about more than one person or thing away from us in the present.

Those players are fielding well.     
Those boys are our students.        
Those are cell phones.
Those fruits are fresh.

‘Are’ with ‘here’
  • To talk about more than one person or thing near us in the present.

Here are my friends.
Here are some bananas.
Your letters are here.

‘Are’ with ‘there’
  • To talk about more than one person or thing not near us in the present.

There are many people at the bus stop.
There are many chairs in the room.
There are many good hotels nearby.

  • To introduce a new topic.

There are many states in India.
There are many problems in our country.
There are many vacancies in that company.
Exercise: Write more sentences using the examples, which you can use in your day-to-day conversation and practice orally.

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