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Indefinite   Definite    Zero  article:   article:   article “A” “An”     “The”
With a singular countable noun, when you mention itfor the first time.     With a singular countable noun, when you are   ...
With a singular countable noun, when youmention it for the second time.    With a singular countable noun, when you are   ...
With a singular countable noun, whenyou want to highlight its importance.   With a singular countable noun,   when you are...
With a singular countable noun, when you are referring to allthe items of the same type as a group, equivalent to the plur...
As a sequence marker (The first, the last, the second, thenext, etc)                    With superlative adjectives (the b...
With plural countable nouns, when you are referringto all the items of the same type as a group.        With uncountable n...
• With a singular countable noun, when you mention it for the first             time.INDEFINITE • With a singular countabl...
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Definite indefinite articles

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Definite indefinite articles

  1. 1. Indefinite Definite Zero article: article: article “A” “An” “The”
  2. 2. With a singular countable noun, when you mention itfor the first time. With a singular countable noun, when you are refering to it in general, not in particular
  3. 3. With a singular countable noun, when youmention it for the second time. With a singular countable noun, when you are referring it in particular, making a difference from other similar items.
  4. 4. With a singular countable noun, whenyou want to highlight its importance. With a singular countable noun, when you are referring a unique item.
  5. 5. With a singular countable noun, when you are referring to allthe items of the same type as a group, equivalent to the plural.
  6. 6. As a sequence marker (The first, the last, the second, thenext, etc) With superlative adjectives (the best, the largest, etc)
  7. 7. With plural countable nouns, when you are referringto all the items of the same type as a group. With uncountable nouns.
  8. 8. • With a singular countable noun, when you mention it for the first time.INDEFINITE • With a singular countable noun, when you are refering to it in general, ARTICLE not in particular • With a singular countable noun, when you mention it for the second time. • With a singular countable noun, when you are referring it in particular, making a difference from other similar items. DEFINITE • With a singular countable noun, when you want to highlight its importance. ARTICLE • With a singular countable noun, when you are referring a unique item. • With plural countable nouns, when you are referring to all the items of the same type as a group. ZERO ARTICLE • With uncountable nouns.

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