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    • ARTICLESA, AN , THE
    • THREE ARTICLESType 1 : INDEFINITE AN AType 2 : DEFINITE THE
    • Indefinite Articles - A / AN They refer to something not specifically known to the person you are communicating with. They are used before nouns that introduce something or someone you have not mentioned before:-For example: "I saw an elephant this morning." "I ate a banana for lunch."
    • Indefinite Articles - A / AN They are also used when talking about your profession:For example: "I am an English teacher." "I am a builder.“A: the noun starts with a consonantAN : the noun starts with a vowel
    • NOTE!!! If the next word begins with a consonant sound when we say it, for example, "university" then we use a. If the next word begins with a vowel sound when we say it, for example "hour" then we use an. We say "university" with a "y" sound at the beginning as though it were spelt "youniversity". So, "a university" IS correct. We say "hour" with a silent h as though it were spelt "our". So, "an hour" IS correct.
    • Definite Article - the There are two ways to pronounce "the". One "thuh" and the other "thee". To learn when we use them see the pronunciation files: pronounce "the". How to Strong pronunciation Weak pronunciation
    • When to use it You use ”the” when you know that the listener knows or can work out what particular person/thing you are talking about.The apple you ate was rotten.“Did you lock the car?“ You should also use ”the” when you have already mentioned the thing you are talking about.Shes got two children; a girl and a boy. The girls eight and the boys
    • When to use it We use the to talk about geographical points on the globe.the North Pole, the equator We use the to talk about rivers, oceans and seasthe Nile, the Pacific, the English channel We also use the before certain nouns when we know there is only one of a particular thing.the rain, the sun, the wind, the world, the e arth, the White House
    • NOTE!!! However if you want to describe a particular instance of these you should use a/an.I could hear the wind." / "Theres a cold wind blowing
    • When to use it “The” is also used to say that a particular person or thing being mentioned is the best, most famous, etc. In this use, the is usually given strong pronunciation: For example: "Harrys Bar is the place to go.“