Presentation on theme: "9th Grade English 10/02-14/02/2014. ARTICLES –Articles : a(n) vs the a/an + singular nouns When we mention something for the first time ○ There is a."— Presentation transcript:
ARTICLES –Articles : a(n) vs the a/an + singular nouns When we mention something for the first time ○ There is a microwave in the kitchen. No a/ an before plural nouns o Dogs are great pets. 2
3 The + singular or plural nouns When we talk about something specific o There are two dogs outside. The black dog is called Butch. When we talk about something unique o The sun is hot
No articles Before proper nouns o Fiona is thirteen years old. o London is in England. When we talk about something in general o Dogs are friendly animals
Exercises: Put ‘ a, an, the ’ in the following sentences. Draw a line if no article is possible. 1)_____ Mr Smith is _____ teacher. 2)I live in _____ Paris. 3)_____ English is _____ popular language. 4)Can you play _____ violin. 5)There is _____ aeroplane in _____ sky. 6)Give me _____ knife and _____ small spoon. 7)______ sun is high in _______ sky. 8)______ birds fly in _______sky. 9)______ books are on ______ table.