Wednesday, 7 December 2011

learning through movie

LEARNING VIA MOVIE






















self learning corner

Exercise

Fill in the blanks with the correct articles.

1. I had ____apple for ____breakfast this morning.
2. I always carry ____umbrella in my school bag.
3. ____boy who is playing on the swing is my cousin.
4. She left for school ____hour ago.
5. My father takes ____earliest bus to work every day.

answer:
1.an,-
2.an
3.The
4.an
5.the

Reminder!!!

ATTENTION!!!

ARTICLES ARE NOT USED WHEN REFFERING TO:

1.meals
  • breakfast
  • lunch
  • tea
  • dinner
  • supper

2.names of people,places and
  days.

  • Monday
  • Malaysia
  • Tan Yuk Yan
  • Jane

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Definite Article "the"

Definite Article

"the"

  • can be used for both singular and plural nouns.

  • the is used:

   (a)to point out object that are already
       mention or known;

                   e.g.          He bought a car. The car is red.
                                  Kit Lim saw an ols man. The old man walked very slow.

           (b)to refer a particular person,
       animals,thing or place;

     e.g            That is the boy who has taken my bag mistakenly.
                                  The lady in a blue dress is my aunt.

           (c)to show something that is unique or one
       of its kind;

     e.g.            The moon is round tonight.
                                   Those birds are flying in the sky.

             (d)to refer a thing in general;

      e.g.         The chimpanzee is an intelligent animal.
                                   The cactus can be found in deserts.

              (e)before the superlative form of an
        adjective.
     
      e.g.          She is the tallest girl in my class.
                                    What is the biggest animal on land?




Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Articles "a" and "an"

ARTICLES
'a', 'an'
      
       'a'
  • used before nouns which begin with a consonant sound and the 'u' sound
     e.g.    a bus
            a papaya
            a university
            a European