Articles(A, An ,The)

Articles(A, An ,The)

The is called Definite article And A, An are konown  as Indefinite Article.

Position Of the Articles

  1. A / An / The + Noun  
  • this is a passbook.
  • amit is a boy.
  • that is a table.
  • this is a phone.

2. A / An / The + Adjective  +  Noun  

  • This is a beautiful dress
  • amit is a bad boy
  • that is a longest road  in india .

3 . A / An / The +  Adverb + Adjective + Noun  

  • this is a very beautiful dress.
  • Amit is a very good friend.
  • There is an extremely old pic.

4. the Article is Used After Rather, All, Both Such, Double, Half, Many, Just, Quite, What 

  • All the students
  • both the teachers
  • such a girl
  • half a mintue
  • many a students
  • rather a cool weather
  • What an idea sirG
  • Just The right time

5 . If How / So / Too /As + Adjective  then articls are used before noun  A / An / The + Noun.

  • it was so good a chance
  • he is so fine a boy

Usage Of the Articles (Indefinite Article -a/an )

1 . Indefinite Article -a/an : Noun Should be a Singular and Countable For Example

  • a boy
  • a Girl
  • a book
  • a pen
  • a tv
  • a bottle (Bottle is countable)
  • a Students
  • a Water ( incorrect Due to Uncountable) 

Use Of A/An – 

  1. In the Sense Of One – 
  • he is a good player
  • amit is an elder
  • he is a worker
  • he is a doctor

2.  In the sense of Per

  • Pooja earns rs 50000 a month.
  • amit charges rs 100 an hour.

3.  Any Or Anyone 

  • a baby needs care
  • A Bike Needs Maintainance

4. a Person Named

  • a Mr. pandhu Is waiting in room

5. In Some Fixed Phrases

  • in a hurry
  • to talk a walk
  • at a loss
  • to make a noise
  • to catch a cold
  • in a fix

6. A/An + Verb (In case when a verb is used as a noun)

  • they come for a walk daily.   (walk is being used as noun here  )

7 . A/An + Uncountable Noun (In case when Use of  Uncountable Noun to be like countable Noun ).

  • Have a Glass of water.

Usage Of Definite Articles (The)

1. Before the names of rivers, oceans, bays ,Mountains, Islands, Islands and directions etc.

  • The Ganga
  • The Indian Ocean
  • The Yamuna
  • The Himalayas
  • The andaman and nicobar

2. The Only Things Before

  • The Sun
  • The Moon
  • The Earth
  • The sky
  • The Universe

3. holy texts, famous books and newspapers

  • The Geeta
  • The Bible
  • The Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
  • The Indian Express

4. Historic buildings, monuments,  water ship, plane

  • The Tajmahal
  • The RedFort
  • The Titanic

5. Instrumental instruments

  • The Flute
  • The Guitar
  • The Violins
  • The Trumpet

6. Federal nations

  • The USA
  • The UK
  • The UNO
  • The UAE

7. Before Superlative Degree Of Adjective

  • The best Teacher
  • The Smallest Girl
  • The Oldest Man

NOTE –  If There is My/Your/His , in that condition we will not use “THE” before Superlative Degree.

8. Before important Posts

  • The PM
  • The President
  • The Headmaster

NOTE : If elected / Appointed / Chosen words are in sentance then , we dont use THE . 

9. the same growth / decrease twice with Comp. Degree

  • the More i learn , The More I earn

10. Before Ordinal Numbers(Fo eg. First, Second , Third .. )

  • Amit Gets The First Prize in Painting
  • Jaspreet Bumrah Gets The third wicket againest Australia

11. Before Physical Positions 

  • The top
  • The Middle
  • The Center
  • The bottom

12.  when adjective is used as plural noun 

  • the old
  • the poor
  • the rich

13. Before Nationality

  • The Indian
  • The American
  • The Chinese
  • The Australian

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