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Facultad de Filosofia Letras y Ciencias de la Educacion Maria Gualotuña

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Facultad de Filosofia Letras y Ciencias de la Educacion Maria Gualotuña

  1. 1. THE ARTICLES
  2. 2. WHAT IS AN ARTICLE?ITS A WORD THAT COMBINES WITH A NOUN TO INDICATE THE TYPE OF REFERENCE BEING MADE BY THE NOUN.ARTICLES MODIFY NOUNS.
  3. 3. EXAMPLES: DEFINITE ARTICLE(THE)IT IS USED IN FEMININE, MASCULINE, PLURAL AND SINGULAR FORM TO REFER TO A SPECIFIC OR PARTICULAR NOUNS.SHE WORE THE DRESS TO WORK TODAYTHE SENTENCE ABOVE REFERS TO SPECIFIC DRESSMOTHER BOUGHT A DRESS YESTERDAYTHE SENTENCE REFERS TO DRESS IN GENERAL.
  4. 4. THERE YOU CAN SEE WHEN WE USE THE DEFINITE ARTICLE AND WHEN WE DONT.WITHOUT THE DEFINITE ARTICLE WITH THE DEFINITE ARTICLEGENERAL WORDS (INDEFINITE) GENERAL WORDS (DEFINITE) IVE READ A BOOK ON THELIFE IS TOO SHORT. LIFE OF BILL CLINTON.I LIKE FLOWERS. I LIKE THE FLOWERS IN YOUR GARDEN.
  5. 5. WITHOUT THE DEFINITE ARTICLE WITH THE DEFINITE ARTICLENAMES OF PERSONS ON THE SINGULAR, FAMILY NAMES IN THE PLURALRELATIVESPETER AND JOHN LIVE IN LONDON. THE SMITHS LIVE IN CHICAGO.AUNT MARY LIVES IN LOS ANGELES.PUBLIC BUILDINGS, INSTITUTIONS, MEANS OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS, INSTITUTIONS, MEANS OFTRANSPORT (INDEFINITE) TRANSPORT (DEFINITE)MANDY DOESNT LIKE SCHOOL. THE SCHOOL THAT MANDY GOES TO IS OLD.WE GO TO SCHOOL BY BUS. THE BUS TO DRESDEN LEAVES AT 7.40.SOME PEOPLE GO TO CHURCH ON SUNDAYS. THE ROUND CHURCH IN ITALY IS FAMOUS.
  6. 6. WE USE THE SEASONS OF THE YEAR (SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER) WITH OR WITHOUT THE DEFINITE ARTICLE. IN SUMMER OR IN THE SUMMER THE AMERICAN ENGLISH WORD FOR AUTUM >FALL< IS ALWAYS USED WITH THE DEFINTE ARTICLE.
  7. 7. SOMETIMES WE USE THE ARTICLE AND SOMETIMES WE DO NOT. IT OFTEN DEPENDS ON THE CONTEXT WATCH THE FOLLOWING EXAMPLE: THE STUDENT GOES TO SCHOOL THE MOTHER GOES TO THE SCHOOL. IN THE FIRST SENTENCE WE DO NOT USE THE DEFINITE ARTICLE, IN THE SECOND WE DO. THE STUDENT GOES TO SCHOOL FOR ITS PRIMARY PURPOSE, SO WE DO NOT USE THE ARTICLE. THE MOTHER MIGHT TALK TO A TEACHER, FOR EXAMPLE. SHE VISITS THE SCHOOL FOR A DIFFERENT REASON. THATS WHY WE USE THE DEFINITE ARTICLE IN THE SECOND SENTENCE.
  8. 8. INDEFINITE ARTICLE
  9. 9. ANOTHER ARTICLE
  10. 10. COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH THECORRECT ARTICLESI BOUGHT …………………. ERASERI WANT ………………………COOKIE…………………………………MAP IS NEWTHERE ARE………………….BALLS IN THE STADIUMI NEED……………………….UMBRELLATHERE IS…………………….BOAT………………………………..TEACHER IS EXCELENT

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