- For Teachers
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there is / there are
In your example of there is, Tanya, it is as if the items are being counted separately:
There’s a chair and there’s a table in the room SO there’s a chair and table in the room.
There are three chairs and a table in the room.
There’s a table and three chairs in the room.
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