There is/there are means a thing exists in a place.
Are there any computers in your classroom? Yes, there is one for the teacher.
*Watch out! Use a singular verb when the OBJECT is singular or noncount.
There is a rose on the table. There isn’t any milk in the refrigerator.
Use the plural verb when the OBJECT is plural
There are 2 dogs in my neighbor’s yard. There aren’t any pens in my bag.
Video Lesson: There is/there are
TIMES – BE can be in any time!
There is/there are (present of be: is, are)
There was/there were (past of be: was/were)
There will be (future of be: will be)
There has been/there have been (present perfect of be: has been/have been)
Practice: There is/There are
Practice: Is there? Are there?
Practice: There was/There were
Mixed times: present, past, future