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GRAMMAR TIP:What Are Articles?
An article (abbreviated art) is a word that combines with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun, in some languages extending to volume or numerical scope. The articles in the English language are 'the' and 'a/an'. 'An' and 'a' are modern forms of the Old English 'an', which in Anglian dialects was the number 'one' (compare 'on', in Saxon dialects) and survived into Modern Scots as the number 'ane'. Both 'on' (respelled 'one' by the Normans) and 'an' survived into Modern English, with 'one' used as the number and 'an' ('a', before nouns that begin with a consonant sound) as an indefinite article. The word some is thus used as a functional plural of a/an. "An apple" never means more than one apple. "Give me some apples" indicates more than one is desired but without specifying a quantity.
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The House

The House

Worksheet for primary school. This is a worksheet about the parts of the house. Item I: reading. Item II: complete the graphic organizer according to the reading. Item III: match the names with ...
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Word Center

Word Center

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The Verb to Be, Possessive Adjectives, and Indefinite Articles

The Verb to Be, Possessive Adjectives, and Indefinite Articles

This worksheet is designed for the beginner levels which contains 3 parts. In part A, students are asked to use the correct forms of 'to be verb' in present tense. In part B, students are required ...
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A or An

A or An

This is a simple worksheet for practicing the articles a or an. It contains the biographies of three famous actors in which the language learners are asked to complete the sentences with a/ an. It ...
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Article: A, An, The, Zero

Article: A, An, The, Zero

This worksheet is appropriate for reviewing and practicing articles "a", "an", "the" and "zero"articles. It contains a lot of questions to test students previous knowledge. It is suitable for elem ...
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A or An?

A or An?

This is a worksheet about the articles a or an. It contains a gap-filling activity. It is appropriate for both young learners and adults. You may use it at the activation part of your teaching. Th ...
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Articles

Articles

Quiz questions about articles.  
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Test for Junior

Test for Junior

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A small test on vocabulary and grammar for juniors . Vocabulary about numbers 1-20, family, school items, colours. Grammar about plurals,verb to be, possesive adjs. This/That, a/an. Eas ...
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Elementary Test

Elementary Test

An Enlish test for elementary students. Topics in the test: classroom vocabulary, using the definitive and indefinitive article, changing singular nouns into plural. Basic English with possibility ...
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Using 'Some' or 'Any'

Using 'Some' or 'Any'

A fairly simple worksheet with an explanation at the start. After the explanation, page one has simple 'some' or 'any' gap fill exercises, and page 2 has a more advanced worksheet, with a few mor ...
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A- An- Some- Any Worksheet

A- An- Some- Any Worksheet

This is a very simple worksheet for revising quantifiers at elementary level. There are 3 different activities in which students are asked to complete the sentences with some or any, fill in ...
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Song Worksheet: Some, Any, No

Song Worksheet: Some, Any, No

This is an Avril Lavigne song to practice the use of some, any and no. It can be used to practice this grammar with listening exercises. The student should fill the gaps with the appropriate word ...
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A or An?

A or An?

Write a or an: a worksheet to consolidate the use of a and an with some images which will help students to complete the lines below the pictures and useful vocabulary: airplane, cup, backpack, pen ...
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Likes and Dislikes Using the Zero Article

Likes and Dislikes Using the Zero Article

This worksheet is about likes and dislikes and the use of the zero article. Students have to learn and repeat a few words and a few verbs, they can tell the class what they like and what they don' ...
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What's in Your House?

What's in Your House?

This board game aims at revising furniture vocabulary (bed, bath, lamp, chair, armchair, sofa, table, bookcase, vase) and colours (white, black, red, green, blue, purple, brown, pink, yellow). Exp ...
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Articles / Countable and Uncountable Nouns Worksheet

Articles / Countable and Uncountable Nouns Worksheet

This is a very simple worksheet for revising articles and countable and uncountable nouns. There are 2 different activities in which students are asked to put the definite article before the noun ...
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Elementary Level Test (Adults)

Elementary Level Test (Adults)

This worksheet was created to assess students at a beginner's level. I have used it with my elementary level students, mainly adults, as well as with 6th and 7th graders. It covers topics like cou ...
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The Articles (PPT)

The Articles (PPT)

This presentation was used to help my Korean students understand when to use definite and indefinite articles. I enumerated 4 rules that hopefully clear this issue up. This presentation discusses ...
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Song Worksheet: Drops of Jupiter by Train

Song Worksheet: Drops of Jupiter by Train

I used this song to practice / get students to notice how subject, object and possessive pronouns are used in English as some struggle with she / her and he / him in subject-verb-object. There are ...
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Review Exercises

Review Exercises

It's a worksheet to work with beginners. There are things like, a/an, and how to introduce yourself. I used it with my students before the test and it worked very well. They were having some diffi ...
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Revision Test 6 - Project Plus 2nd Edition

Revision Test 6 - Project Plus 2nd Edition

This test deals with unit 6 - time prepositions in, on, at; used to; articles a, an, the and zero article, expressions for countable and uncountable nouns - few, a few, little, a little, much, man ...
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Songs Worksheet: Skyfall by Adele

Songs Worksheet: Skyfall by Adele

You will find 3 exercises. One will help your students correct mistakes as they listen to the song. The second exercise will ask your students to fill blanks with articles and the third will ask t ...
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How to Describe People

How to Describe People

This PowerPoint shows how to describe people and their jobs. The grammar focuses on present simple and indefinite articles a and an. It is appropriate for elementary language learners, specially a ...
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Song Worksheet: Back in the USSR

Song Worksheet: Back in the USSR

This worksheet is devoted to the use of articles in the famous song by the Beatles. It's got only one task that is inserting the articles where necessary. The worksheet will work especially good w ...
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Song Worksheet: Skyfall

Song Worksheet: Skyfall

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English language learners often forget when and where to include articles in their sentences but these words are important to master in order to achieve a high level of English. There are 248 worksheets that you can give your students for extra practice using articles and these are sorted into several different categories to make your search simpler. Here is a worksheet that practices not only articles but also countable and uncountable nouns. You will need to introduce and practice the material before completing the three activities outlined in this file. Students will enjoy the variety of games and the worksheet will enable you to evaluate their overall understanding of the material at the end of class or as a review activity at the beginning of the next lesson. There are more worksheets to choose from if this is not quite what you are looking for so take your time reviewing them.
Articles are often overlooked or misplaced by English language learners so it is important to give them sufficient practice with word order. Another way you can help students learn articles is to introduce nouns with a or an; instead of drilling book, consider using a book instead. This will help students when it comes to forming sentences because they will say “I want a book.” rather than the common, incorrect answer “I want book.” Other articles will obviously need to be introduced in a different way but getting students accustomed to using articles in sentences will make it easier for them later on in the course.
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