Elementary Grammar Exercise

Article - Set:2 Fill In By Article

Fill in the blank with the appropriate article: a, an, or the.


1) "a" and "an" are also used when we talking about our profession:

I am an engineer.
He is a accountant.

2)We use "the" to refer to a group:

The computer has changed our way of living.

3) We use "the" to talk about rivers, oceans and seas:

the Pacific, The River Thames

4) We use "the" before certain nouns when we know there is only one of a particular thing:

the moon, the rain, the world, the earth, the United States

 Answer Sheet
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1. I bought ____ umbrella to go out in the rain.
2. The house on ____ corner is nice.
3. Peter is ____ good musician.
4. She plays ____ piano beautifully.
5. The sun shone down for nearly a week on ____ secret garden.
6. One of ____ students said, "The professor is angry."
7. ____ ink in my pen is blue.
8. He goes back to ____ country to see his parents once a year.
9. When my grandfather was twenty , he joined ____ navy.
10. The lily is ____ beautiful flower.

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