Daily Updates

GENERAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR - WHAT IS ARTICLES ?
  • 2017-01-03
GENERAL ENGLISH  GRAMMAR  - WHAT IS ARTICLES ?

WHAT IS ARTICLES ?

The unit at first introduces rules for correct use of articles in sentences.




TYPES OF ARTICLES:



There are two Articles - a (or. an) and the


How to use article?




 INDEPINITE  ARTICLE:




A or an is called the Indefinite Article, as it leaves indefinite the person or thing spoken of as : A doctor, A school, A man, A woman - here a points out any doctor, any school or any man or woman.

     The is called the Definite Article, as it normally points out some particular person or thing as : He saw the doctor - where the points out some particular doctor.

 

  The indefinite article is used before singular countable nouns e.g. A book, An orange, A girl The definite article is used before singular countable nouns, plural countable and uncountable nouns, for eg. The book, the books, the milk

         A or An The choice between a and an is determined by sound before a word beginning with a vowel sound an is used : For eg., an egg, an orange an honest man, an hour. A and An are used with the singular number only. 


 
DEFINITE ARTICLE





OMISSION OF  ARTICLE