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Usage the definite article “ The ”
We use “the” with Nouns which are unique the Moon, the Sun, the Earth
We use “the” before the names of Mountain ranges Seas Rivers the Black Sea the Asov Sea the Thames the Nile Oceans the Alps the Carpathians the Pacific Ocean the Atlantic Ocean Deserts the Sahara the Kalahari
We use “the” before Famous places and sights Islands and groups of islands the British Islands the Philippines Nationality words the National Gallery and families the Acropolis the British the Japanese the Browns Countries with words “State”, “Kingdom”, “Republic” The United Kingdom The USA The Federal Republic of Germany
We use “the” before the names of: musical instruments the piano the violin the guitar hotels cinemas theatres museums ships organizations newspapers magazines the words: the Hilton Hotel the Apollo Theatre the Canon Cinema the Times the Wax Museum the Titanic The United Nation Organization morning afternoon evening in the morning in the afternoon in the evening
We don’t use “the” before the proper names Kate George the names of continents, countries, cities, streets, parks Africa Canada London Hyde Park Oxford Street the names of meals, games, sports breakfast golf lunch basketball aerobics tennis
1. We visited___ Art Museum when we were in ___ Paris. 2. ___Atlantic Ocean is larger than ____Indian Ocean. 3. ___ Japanese export a lot of cars. Some of them are sold in ___ Ukraine. 4. What time do you have __ breakfast? I have it at 8 o’clock in __ morning. 5. My mother brought me some shoes. ____shoes were very expensive. 6. She can play ___ guitar and ___ piano. 7. I like to play ___ volleyball and lie in ___ sun during my summer holidays. 8. ____ American live in _____USA. 9. ____ Regent Street is a street in the West End of _____ London. 10. What is the capital of _____ Canada? It is ______ Ottawa.
Congratulations!!! You have known the definite article well! I wish you good luck in further learning English!