Category : 3rd Class
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There are three articles in the English language. They are: The first time you speak of something use A or An. The next time if you repeat that object, use The.
I have a ball. The ball is red.
Please pass me a spoon, (any spoon) Please pass me the spoon, (the spoon that we both can see) Now, isn't that easy to understand.
Let us learn some more things about articles.
Children, you all know that there are 26 letters in the English alphabet. The letters a, e, i, o, u are called vowels and the remaining 21 letters are called consonants.
He is an honest man;
Words like useful, one, European begin with a vowel but instead of the article an, we use the article a before them as they do not begin with a vowel sound. 5o we say, a useful book. a one rupee note and a European tourist
Write 20 different nouns or adjective-noun pairs beginning with vowels and consonants on separate chits of paper. The chits are shuffled and thrown in the centre. Each player picks up a chit and says the word aloud along with the article that should go with it. Points are scored on the basis of right answers and the time taken to say the word which should not be more than 3 seconds. The words can be cock, blanket, engine, old story, haunted house, best speaker, moon, earth, duck, Bible, year, sweetest fruit, etc.
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