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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #29443: Article The and geography
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Articles [Change theme]
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    Article The and geography


    ARTICLE 'THE' AND GEOGRAPHY

    1)     ✔️ ADD AN ARTICLE BEFORE...

    ➡️ rivers:  the Nile, the Mississippi (river)

      the Thames



    ➡️ seas and oceans: the Pacific (ocean), the Atlantic,  the English Channel, the Suez canal

      the Mediterranean sea

     ➡️ mountains: the Rockies, the Andies

       the Alps

    ➡️ archipelagos: the British Islands, the Balearic Islands, the Philippines. 
    A noun followed by 'of' :
    the Isle of Wight

       the Marquesas Islands

     ➡️ names which are not proper nouns or use "kingdom/"republic" : the United States, the United Kingdom,

             the Republic of Ireland (official name)

       the Netherlands

    ➡️ deserts : the Gobi (Chine / Mongolie), the Negev (Israël), the Atacama desert 

       the Sahara


     2° cas    ❌ DON'T PU AN ARTICLE BEFORE...

    ➡️ continents

      

    ➡️ countries (excpet for the ones listed before): France,Spain, Italy, Canada, Germany

    ➡️ islands : Malta, Sicily, Crete, Djerba

       Corfu (Greece)

    ➡️ mountain ranges: Mount Whitney (Californie), Kilimanjaro

        Mount McKinley (Alaska)

    ➡️ lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Victoria, Loch Ness

       Loch Lomond

    ➡️ cities: Mexico, Tokyo, New York

       Beijing

    ➡️ parks: Hyde Park, Central Park

       Versailles Park

    ➡️ streets:

      





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    Charlie Chaplin was born in England in 1889.

    At the age of 23 he moved to USA where he had his major successes.

    But, in 1952, accused of un-American activities he returned to United Kingdom,

    and finally made home in Switzerland.


    strait of Gibraltar is the strait

    that connects Atlantic Ocean

    to Mediterranean Sea

    and separates Spain

    from Morocco.

    There are 13km of ocean separating Europe

    from Africa at the strait's narrowest point.


    lake Baïkal

    is in Siberia.

    Like lake Tanganyika it was formed in an ancient rift valley. It is the oldest and the deepest lake in the world.

    The lake is completely surrounded by mountains and on the north shore are Baïkal Mountains.

    It is fed by 300 rivers. The main ones are Selenga river

    and Chikoy river.

    It is drained through the Angara river into Ienissei

    and at last Arctic Ocean.









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