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Articles a the an BY FITRIS ROZA. M.pd
What is an article It is an adjective. It modifies a noun.
Definite Article The – refers to specific or particular nouns.
For example: I enjoyed participating in the volleyball competition The above sentence refers to a particular or specific competition. I enjoyed watching the show The sentence refers to a particular or specific show.
Indefinite articles: 'a' or 'an' Refers to a non-specific noun. The children are playing a game outdoors. (it refers any game) The artist is painting a picture. (it refers to any picture)
When to use 'the' Names of rivers, oceans and seas. The Red Sea Points on the globe The equator
When to use the' Parts of the world –The Middle East –The south Deserts & forests –The Sahara Desert –The Mandai forest
When to use 'a' When to use 'a' Before words that begin with consonants. – a cat – a pencil – a bag
When to use 'an' Before silent 'h' – an honest man – an honourable person
When to use 'an' Before all words that begin with the vowels “a”, “e”, “i”, “o” “u” – an egg – an ant
When to use 'an' Before all words that begin with the vowels “a”, “e”, “i”, “o” “u” – an ice-cream – an orange
Use “a” when........ When “u” makes the same sound as the “y” in you. – a uniform – a used plate
Use “a” when........ “o” makes the same sound as “w” in “won” – a one-eyed monster
A Quiz Use a, an or the in each sentence. Ismail spoke to _______ woman who had waved to him (a / the) My mother bought me _____ expensive watch (a / an) Cheryl borrowed _____ book from the library.(a / an) a one-eyed monster
A Quiz – Self check Use a, an or the in each sentence. Ismail spoke to __the_____ woman who had waved to him (a / the) My mother bought me __an___ expensive watch (a / an) Cheryl borrowed __a___ book from the library.(a / an)
More … Ali wore _____ new uniform to school. (a / an) Did you see _____ new car which my father bought? (the/a) Kiran is ____ Indian girl. (a / an)
More … - Self-check Ali wore __a___ new uniform to school. (a / an) Did you see __a___ new car which my father bought? (the/a) Kiran is __an__ Indian girl. (a / an)
More … Singapore lies quite near to ____ equator. (the / an) Liying has travelled across _____ Atlantic Ocean. (an /the)
More … - Self-check Singapore lies quite near to __the__ equator. (the / an) Liying has travelled across __the___ Atlantic Ocean. (an /the)
Assignment Print Worksheet 4 Complete the Worksheet. Check your answers. Do corrections if necessary. Hand-in worksheet to your teacher when you return to school.
Answers to Assignment 1.The 2.a 3.the 4.the 5.A 6.a 7.the 8.a 9.the 10.the 11.a 12.the 13.a 14.the 15.the 16.a 17.the 18.the 19.a 20.an
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