Presentation on theme: "Articles & Demonstratives Unit 4, Lesson 2. Objectives Students will: Use articles and demonstrative adjectives correctly. Proofread for correct articles."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives Students will: Use articles and demonstrative adjectives correctly. Proofread for correct articles and demonstrative adjectives.
Definitions Articles –A special kind of adjectives. –They include: a, an, the. “A” & “An” refer to any person, place, or thing. “The” refers to a particular person, place, or thing.
Rules Use “a” before singular words that begin with a consonant sound. –A jet –A high step –A clock –A Christmas tree
Rules Use “an” before singular words that begin with a vowel sound. –An apple –An engine –An octopus –An elephant –An hour The “h” is silent
Rules Demonstrative Adjectives –It tells “which one.” –This, that, these and those are demonstrative adjectives.
Rules Demonstrative Adjectives –This and these refer to nouns close to the speaker or writer. –Use this before singular words. –Use these before plural words. This trip This book These pencils These seats
Rules Demonstrative Adjectives – That and those refer to nouns farther away. –Use that before singular words. –Use those before plural words. That book That door Those people Those seats
Which word correctly completes each sentence. I am flying in (a, an) huge plane. I don’t want (a, an) isle seat. (Those, That) tall man should fasten his seat belt. We are flying over (a, the) state of New York.
Which word correctly completes each sentence. (These, Those) clouds are far away. (This, These) new trains travel very fast. I rushed to (a, an) window seat. I sat in (a, the) first car of the train.
Which word correctly completes each sentence. (Those, These) cars behind me were crowded. My seat has a better view than (this, that) seat over there.
Find the incorrect articles and demonstratives. Reporter: –Here I am, on a very first trip of that Zoom Express train. Everyone on these new train is thrilled. Here comes a excited passenger now. Sir, are you enjoying that trip? Passenger: –These train trip? It’s okay, I guess. the this an this This
Find the incorrect articles and demonstratives. Reporter: –Okay? An trip on a brand new super-speed train is just okay? Passenger: –The train is fast and fancy, but it’s just a train. Reporter: –That tickets in your hand were very hard to get. Passenger –Well, this tickets were an surprise birthday gift from my family. A Those thesea