logging in or signing up articles vishwas.6387 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 576 Category: Education License: Some Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: February 13, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript ARTICLES : ARTICLES When you have a single, countable English noun, you must always have an article before it. There are two types of articles. Indefinite 'a' and ‘an’. Definite 'the'. Slide 2: Indefinite articles – a and an. Refer to something that is not specifically known to the person you are communicating with. E.g.- I ate a banana for lunch. Used before nouns that introduce something or someone you have not mentioned before. E.g.- I saw an elephant this morning. A and an are also used when talking about your profession . E.g.- I am a teacher. I am an engineer. Definite Article - the . ‘The’ is used to talk about something which is known. Also used when you have already mentioned the thing you are talking. The first time you speak of something use "a or an", the next time you repeat that object use "the". E.g.-I live in a house. The house is quite old and has four bedrooms. Slide 3: Uses of ‘The’ - Times of India’ is the most popular news paper in Delhi. Natural Objects. - The earth is round. - The sun sets in this west. 2. Names of directions. - The sun rises in the east. 3. Rivers and Mountains. - The Ganga is the biggest river in India. 4. News paper & Magazines. Slide 4: - The jain is a peace- loving person. 5. Continents, Islands, Oceans. -The Asia is the biggest continent -The Pacific is the biggest ocean. 6. Historical places. -The Taj mahal is the sysmbol of love. 7. Public places. -The school is the temple of goddess Saraswati. 8. Musical instruments. -The flute is my favourite musical instrument. 9. Numbers & Figures. -I got the first class. 10. Community & caste. Slide 5: - Soniya Gandhi is the president of congress party. 11. Films. - The “Baaghban” is my favourite movie. 12. Superlative degree. - Sonal is the most beautiful actress in bollywood. 13. Special Use. - Jay is the Salman of Unjha. 14. Scripture - The Geeta is the holy book of Hinduism. 15. If the noun gets repeated again & again - Mona is a student. The student is clever. 16. High posts Where not to use … : Where not to use … Don’t use ‘the’ while talking about sports. For example - My son plays football. Never use before the names of countries except where they indicate multiple areas or contain the words (state(s), kingdom, republic, union). No article with - Italy, Mexico, Bolivia, England Except –the UK ,t he US Names of academic subjects: mathematics, biology, history, computer science Don’t use ‘the’ with God. I believe in God. Don’t use it before city, language, festival. Before lunch, dinner etc. never use ‘the’. Fill the blanks with correct articles. : Fill the blanks with correct articles. 1.___ good day 2.___ excellent result 3.___ big desk 4.___ best 5.___ job 6.___ flute 7.___ computer 8.___ easy question 9.___ thousand 10.__ flat 11.___ university 12.___ first 13.___ teacher 14.___ only way 15.___ M.B.A 16.___ honest 17.___ union 18.___ European 19.___ B.Com. 20.___ dozen 21.___ ocean 22.___ house 23.___ hundred 24.___ prime minister 25.___ south Slide 8: This coat was designed by ___ famous New York artist.(a) She is wearing ___ blue dress with red earrings. (a) My friend is ____ fireman. Let's ask him for ____ help.(a, *) Do you have ___ dictionary that I can borrow?(a) Christmas comes once ___ year.(a) That's Sandra. She's ___ hairdresser.(a) This is ___ easy question.(an) I'm ____ student. (a) Kate Wins let is ____ actress. (an) I went to ___ sea during my summer holiday. (the) What is ___ name of the next station? (the) Mr. Shah is ___ best teacher in our school.(the) You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.