An ARTICLE is a helping word that comes before a noun. There are INDEFINITE and DEFINITE ARTICLES. Indefinite
A - used befor e a singular noun that begins w ith a consonant sound; - to talk about a per son, animal, thing or place that is not specific; An - used befor e a singular noun that begins w ith a vow el sound; - to talk about a per son, animal, thing or place that is not specific.Exa mpl es: a boy; a dog; an egg; a house, but â€Ś an hour ( vowel sound)Definite Choose the correct INDEFINITE ARTICLE each noun. The - used befor e either singular or plurfor al nouns / expr essions; - to name par ticular people, animals, things or places. 1. ______ man 9. ______ bag Exa mpl es: the tall boy; 2. ______ artist 10. _____ ox the black dogs; pen 3. ______ 11. _____ city 4. ______ octopus 12. _____ shoe the big egg; 5. ______ girl 13. _____ table the hours. 6. ______ boat 14. _____ animal 7. ______ shop 15. _____ bike 8. ______ orange 16. _____ apple Write a, an or the to complete the sentences. 1. Is Kate ______ teacher? 2. ______ window above the door is open. 3. He is ______ American singer. 4. This is ______ strawberry. 5. ______ Big Ben is the most famous clock in the world. 6. ______ Azores are in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. 7. Do you have ______ pencil? 8. The children went to ______ San Diego Zoo. 9. Martin is ______ tallest student in the class. 10. I have never seen ______ elephant. 11. There is ______ book on the table. Is it yours? 12. My brother bought ______ new car.