Business English
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We use there is and there are to show that something exists or is present. In this case, the meaning is not 'there' as in 'over there'.

It is important to note that we can use this structure with various tenses and forms. For example, in the reading and listening content, we had these sentences:

There were opportunities galore.
There is an HR Department.
There will be days where you wonder what your job specification actually is.

Here are some of the forms that you may encounter:

There is
There are
There was
There were
There has been
There have been
There will be
There might be