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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #18576: Articles
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    The indefinite articles (a/an)

    The definite articles (the)


    When we mention the word for the first time:

    *I meet a girl in the street.

    *I saw an animal in the street.

    *I saw a university.

    *I took an umbrella.


    When the word is mentionned for the second time:

    Yesterday, I bought a shirt. The shirt was blue.

    The shirt that I bought yesterday was blue.

    When the word is known and unique: The south, the north pole...etc

    Superlatives: The best, The easiest...etc

    Zero articles:*

    1-When the word is general: Water is vital for * life.

    2-Plural nouns:

    She saw * dogs in the street.

    We must find * solutions to lower this problem.

    I like * cats.

    Fill the gaps with 'a', 'an' or 'the'

    Good luck

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    1. It was interesting movie.
    2. Excuse me. Have you got time to help me?
    3. Have nice day.
    4. Where did you put book?
    5. It's such nice weather that I think I'll go on picnic in the park.
    6. apple a day keeps the doctor away.
    7. Can you tell me way to the supermarket, please?
    8. supermarket is closed today.
    9. John is teacher and works in one of the schools.
    10. Betty is tallest girl in our class.

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