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1 INDEFINITE (a /an) DEFINITE (the) ZERO (no article) Geographical names Special cases INDEFINITE (a /an) DEFINITE (the) ZERO (no article) Geographical names Special cases

2  “one”;  for the first usage;  any person or any thing;  one thing / person described with a descriptive adjective;  naming an object or a person;  after words: such, as, like;  in exclamations with ‘what’ …is used with countable nouns in singular.

3  He worked in the office as a head manager.  When she was 16, she’s such a charming girl with big blue eyes and long blonde hair.  There is a sofa between two windows.  This is a washing machine, but that is a fan.  Can you hop like a frog.  What a lovely day today!  Have you ever heard about Edison? He invented a bulb.

4 1.Last summer my parents bought _____new villa near the Black Sea. 2.I hope to visit _____ museum in Europe and take some photos in it. 3.Don’t worry! She will come back in _____ month. 4.They’ve got two sons and _____ daughter. 5.Is there _____ elevator here? 6.At the weekend we saw _____ exciting film with _____ dog as _____ main character. 7.What ______ beautiful dress she has! a an a a a a a a

5  in concrete situations;  for the second and … usage;  in a phrase: the (N) of -phrase;  with definite adjectives: following, next, previous, last, real, same, only, very,  naming a unique object;  before a superlative adjective;  before an ordinary number; …is used with countable / uncountable nouns both in singular and plural if the situation is definite.

6  the sun;  the wind;  the weather;  the moon;  the Earth;  the sky;  the galaxy;  the universe

7  When are you going to return the book I gave you a week ago?  Read the next sentence, please.  Complete the following text with prepositions.  What is the weather like today?  Last year they lived on the fourth floor, but now – on the second one.  The name of the book is ‘Treasure Island’.  I think Peter is the best friend, as he has never drop you out.

8  with an uncountable noun in common situation;  with plural countable nouns in common situation;  before pronouns;  after possessive, pointable and negative pronouns; Example: There is no idea in my mind. Can you show me this English book? How old are people? What fantastic coffee you’ve made!

9  Take ____ chair and put it near the wall.  Does your ___ mum give you ___ chance to do anything yourself?  This is ____ country I described in ___my ___last book.  Where is ___ nearest post office?  Who was ____ girl your boss was talking at ___ party?  This ___text is about ___two little children who like ___ sea adventures.  I prefer ____ coffee to ____tea.  That’s ___ good idea!  She will have finished ____ project by ____ next Sunday.

10  Take the chair and put it near the wall.  Does your mum give you a chance to do anything yourself?  This is the country I described in my last book.  Where is the nearest post office?  Who was the girl your boss was talking at the party?  This text is about (the) two little children who like sea adventures.  I prefer coffee to tea.  That’s a good idea!  She will have finished the project by the next Sunday. CHECK!

11 THE NO ARTICLE  countries (plural, the Ukraine);  islands (the British Isles);  mountains (the Alps);  o ceans, seas, lakes, rivers, waterfalls (the Irish Sea);  desert (the Gobi);  the West, the North, the East, the South;  Countries (Russia);  continents (Africa);  Mountain (Everest);  Lake Baikal;  Desert Gobi;  island (Great Britain);  towns,cities,vilages

12  She has never been to ____ USA, but she visited ___France and ___ Ukraine last winter.  Magellan crossed ____ Pacific Ocean, ___ Indian Ocean and ___ Atlantic Ocean.  Eric published his work about ____ Malta and _____ Madagascar.  There are a lot of myths connected with ____ Niagara Falls which belongs both to ___ Canada and ___ US.  How hot is the weather in ____ Desert Sahara!  Have you ever been to ____ Tibet?  ____ Mediterian Sea is famous for its fantastic beaches.

13  people’s names, surnames;  streets, squares, parks, lanes (Broadway);  before: Mr, Mrs, Miss, Doctor, President, Professor as titles;  TV programmes;  week days and months;  planets;  the Masons (the whole family);  museums;  galleries;  cinemas, theatres;  newspapers, magazines;  the Congress, the Duma, the Parliament;  the Net, the Internet;  groups, bands;  ships, hotels; No article the

14  He hasn’t met ____ Mr. Jackson before.  How could they reach ____ Trafalgar Square?  Last Monday she was in ____ British Museum with her boyfriend.  Jane would like to enter ___ Oxford University, but failed.  Which newspaper did your dad prefer? - ____ Times’.  Where is ____ Tower Bridge? – Near ____ Houses of Parliament.  Two days ago _____ Ericksons came back from ___ London. the ‘The the

15  all over the world;  the whole task;  most of the girls;  In the end;  at the beginning of; at the end of;  the day before yesterday;  play the piano;  in the country  a lot of;  a great number of;  for a while;  just a moment;  in a loud voic e; with pleasure; play football;

16 1.Where is _____ Mr. President? – In ____ White House. 2.How long have you been in ____ Paris and in ___ Russian Federation? 3.He was ____ first President of ____ Rada. 4.Julia found ____ job in ____ Gardian as ___ reporter. 5.They travelled all over ____ world, but ___ only place they enjoyed is ____ Tahiti. 6.If there is ____ aim, you will get it though ___ lot of troubles will have to be managed. 7.We meet ___ lot of ___ people, but ___ only some of them become ____ our ____ best friends. 8.What ____ nice day today! 9.She lives in ___ small town in ____ country. 10.____ students’ reports made ___ public surprised.

17 Once upon a/ the there lived a / the king. He was a / the tall strong man with the / - blue eyes and a / - well-built fitness. He knew how to fight, how to construct - / the castles, but he didn’t know how to love. One day the / a king met a young girl in the/ - field where he rode on his horse. He was rather angry of her as she picked - /a plants in his land. But the /a girl looked at him with a smile and presented him a / the white flower. The king took it and lost his mind. Choose the right article:


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