article studu notes
- Bank, Education, English Language, Exams, Government Exam, Study Material

English Language Study Notes on Article – Learn Dunia

English has two Articlesthe and a/anThe is used to refer to specific or particular nouns; a/an is used to modify non-specific or non-particular nouns. “A” or “An” is called the Indefinite Article, because it usually leaves indefinite the person or thing spoken of; as, A Ground, A Cow. “The” is called the Definite Article, because it normally points out some particular person or thing.

Definite Article

If we say ‘The’ before any noun, it means we are talking about a particular thing or person. The definite article is used before singular and plural nouns when the noun is specific or particular.

  • Please close the door.
  • He has been causing trouble since the day he came.
  • Please give me the hammer.
  • The dog that bit me ran away.

Indefinite Article

The indefinite article takes two forms. It’s the word a when it precedes a word that begins with a consonant. It’s the word an when it precedes a word that begins with a vowel.

  • There are 365 days in an year.
  • a girl who was wearing a yellow hat
  • My mother is an honest woman.
  • She is a United States senator.

Let’s try to solve some questions

Find out the error in each of the following Sentences.

Q 1: It is only after (A)/ the war is over (B)/ the people realise (C)/ How bad it was(D)/ No error (E).

 Solution: here the error are on the Part B, use A war instead of The War.

Q 2: He had no (A)/ illusion of being (B)/ either a distinguished writer (C)/ or a editor (D)/ no error(E).

Solution:  here the error are on the Part D, use An editor instead of a editor.

Q 3: The robbers were (A)/ caught just as they (B)/ were about to (C)/ escape from the jail (D)/ no error (E).

Solution:  here the error are on the Part D, remove the before  Jail, and correct sentance is escape from  the Jail.

Q 4: He claim to be a linguist (A)/ but in reality he (B)/ does not know even (C)/ the A B C of linguistics (D)/ no error (E).

Solution:   No error.

Q 5: In the conclusion (A)/ it may be safely asserted that (B)/ the poet preaches some (C)/ moral implicity (D)/ no error (E).

Solution: here the error are on the Part A, remove the before conclusion , and correct sentance is in conclusion,

Click here for Quiz on Article

Click here for Quantitative Aptitude Study Notes

Click here for Computer Study Notes

About learningdunia

Read All Posts By learningdunia

1 thought on “English Language Study Notes on Article – Learn Dunia

  1. We are a bunch of voⅼunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community.

    Youг web site prߋvided us with useful information to work on. You’ve
    performed an impressive job and our whole neighborhοod will likely be grateful
    to you.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *