SUBJECT--ENGLISH TOPIC:GRAMMAR SUB-TOPIC:USE OF ARTICLES AUTHER:NARESH SINGH NO. OF SLIDES:12 DATE: 23/03/2001 LOCATION:DELHI
OBJECTIVES OF THE USAGE OF A,AN and THE TO ENABLE THE PUPIL TO UNDERSTAND THE USE OF “ARTICLES” TO ENABLE THE PUPIL TO IDENTIFY HISTORICAL PLACES BEFORE WHICH “THE” IS USED TO DIFFERENTIATE BETWEEN THE USE OF “A, AN & THE”
Having looked at all the slides so far, what rules would you follow for the use of “A, AN & THE” ? RULES: “ A” is used for any general object/person/place/animal e.g I have a pencil. That is a dog. He lives in a city. Mr. Modi is a doctor. “An” is used when the word begins with a vowel e.g. An owl is sitting on the tree. He is riding an elephant. Are you eating an egg? “The” is used when we are referring to something/someone special e.g. Have you seen the Taj Mahal? The postman who delivers letters to my house is ill. The Qutb Minar is a very old monument.
Activity Fill in the blanks with appropriate article. a) This is____ goat. b) Where is _____ Charminar? c) ___ Taj Mahal is a world famous monument. d) He is eating ____ orange. e) I eat ____egg everyday.
BIBLIOGRAPHY I. Indian website II. Gulmohar Graded English Course of class-I III.Grammar book of high school