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How do nouns and articles go together? Grammar Toolkit
A noun is a naming word. Nouns name people, animals, places, things and feelings. An article shows whether the noun is a specific thing, and whether there is more than one of them. parachute clouds glove a the
Grammar Toolkit To show a noun is just one of many, use an indefinite article: a or an. A fish can swim. Use a if the noun starts with a consonant sound. Use an if the noun starts with a vowel sound. An apple is tasty.
Grammar Toolkit a Choose a or an for these nouns. zoo ostrich frog heir monkey hour zebra elephant ant iguana an a a a
Grammar Toolkit To show a specific noun, use the definite article: the. Also use the to show more than one noun, no matter what sound it starts with. The ice-cream is mine. The ice-creams are mine!
Grammar Toolkit Choose an article to complete these sentences. Dad’s strawberry jam is _______ best. ____ apple ____ day keeps my doctor away. Z is _______ last letter in _______ alphabet. That is _______ beautiful sunset. Let’s play _______ game of handball. the Ana the a a
Grammar Toolkit A noun is a naming word. An article comes before a noun and shows something definite (the) or indefinite (a or an). In the following sentence, the nouns are red and the articles are blue. Mr Swinson knows my aunt and uncle who live on a farm in the country.