July 14, 2020

Lesson 3. The definite and indefinite article

Grammar

The definite and indefinite article

https://www.native-english.ru/grammar/definite-article

1 - ...... apple a day keeps the doctor away.

2 - Mount Everest is in ....... Himalayas.

3 - ....... President of the United States was elected last year.

4 - We spent a lot of time swimming in ...... sea on holiday.

5 - London is on ...... River Thames.

6 - She did ..... MA in French literature.

7 - My garden's looking lovely now that ...... daffodils are in flower.

8 - It's ...... most expensive hotel in town.

9 - .......Mount Everest is in the Himalayas.

10 - My mother is allergic to ........ cigarette smoke.

11 - An atheist does not believe in ....... God.

12 - He never listens to ....... classical music.

13 - You can pay that bill at ..... bank.

14 - My flat is on ..... second floor.

15 - It was ...... excellent meal last night.

16 - We usually have ...... dinner at eight.

17 - I'm against ..... capital punishment.

18 - ...... Underground is a very convenient way of getting around London.

19 - Could you turn off ...... light when you leave?

20 - I don't go to ...... theatre very often.

21 - His birthday is on ...... fourth of May.

22 - I bought ...... umbrella last week.

23 - ..... roses are my favourite flowers.

24 - I don't believe in ...... death penalty for any crime.

25 - Do you know how to use ....... computer?

26 - Would you like .... orange?

27 - Did you see the film on ..... TV last night?

28 - I've got to get to ...... post office before it closes.

29 - It is ...... largest producer of computer keyboards in the world.

30 - I always listen to ..... radio on my way into work.

31 - ..... Andes are in South America.

32 - An apple a day keeps ...... doctor away.

33 - There is a major problem with ....... crime nowadays.

34 - Paris is ...... capital of France.

35 - Could you close ..... door, please?

36 - They go to ....... church every week.

37 - They crashed because they had ..... burst tyre.

38 - Would you mind turning off ...... lights when you leave?

39 - The party was so loud that she asked them to turn ...... music down.

40 - They live in ...... lovely flat.

41 - Their offices are on ....... fifth floor.

42 - We start ...... work at a quarter to nine.

43 - The only sport I enjoy is ...... rugby.

44 - It's ...... old house and needs some work.

45 - I left it at ...... office.

46 - Could you take ....... books you borrowed back to the library, please?

47 - Come in- ...... water's lovely and warm.

48 - He joined .... union when he started work.

49 - It's in ....... Milton Road.

50 - It's ...... second road on the right.

51 - He's wearing ..... blue suit.

52 - He's wearing ...... tie I gave him.

53 - What time would you like ...... breakfast?

54 - I don't know anywhere in ...... world quite as beautiful as here.

55 - We were stopped by ...... police last night.

56 - She's been looking for ...... job since she was made redundant.

57 - The River Nile is .... longest river of all.

58 - I was really angry because I missed ...... bus.

59 - Christmas Day falls on ...... Sunday this year.

60 - There were no buses so I had to take .... taxi.

Reading and discussion

https://youtu.be/lWLuIO1DGAA

A businessman had an ingenious idea to help hungry people. Hoang Tuan Anh designed a "free-rice ATM". He installed them in cities across Vietnam. Mr Anh worried about the growing number of hungry people...

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/2006/200618-atm.html

Homework

1. I opened ______ door and found ______ old man wearing ______ hat standing on _____ doorstep.

2. All of them went to ______ picnic near ______ waterfall at ______ Green Valley on ______ Saturday.

3. ______ boy came cycling down ______ street and banged into ______ tree in front of ______ house opposite ours.

4. What ______ pity ______ Eric could not go to _______ football match that was held on ______ school field. It was really ______ exciting game.

5. ______ price of ______ eggs has been on ______ increase for ______ long time. Now, ______ egg costs much more.

6. I found _______ empty tin by ______ roadside just now. This is not ______ unusual thing, but _______ point is that ______ tin can cause ______ serious accident.

7. ______ author of this book came to our school yesterday and gave us ______ lecture on ______ importance of reading good books for ______ education.

8. When I woke up early in ______ morning, I saw _______ fine mist covering ______ hills and trees. But ______ hour later, ______ mist had disappeared, and ______ sun was shining brightly.

9. As he was going to ______ school, he met with ______ accident. He received _______ bad bump on _______ head and was taken to ______ hospital in _______ ambulance.

10. _______ bus stopped at _______ bus-station. _______ old woman wearing _______ faded skirt and ______ old blouse got off _______ bus.

11. Mary suddenly let out _______ frightened scream. She had felt _______ cold object brush past her face. We told her that it was probably ______ owl or ______ bat, and warned her to look out for potholes along _______ path.

12. _______ old shopkeeper works too hard in _______ shop. He is on his feet _______ whole day long, serving _______ customers, and climbing up and down ______ stepladder to get _______ things they want. What he needs is _______ long rest and _______ assistant to help him in _______ shop.

13. She sent ______ note to her cousin, telling him that she was in _______ great danger and that she needed _______ help. When he got to her house, he found that all _______ lights had been switched off. _______ only light came from _______ single candle standing on _______ table in _______ center of ______ hall.

14. I brought along _______ loaf of bread and _______ tin of sardines for my lunch. I also had _______ apple, ______ orange and _______ tomato. But I forgot to bring along _______ knife and _______ can-opener. So I ate only _______ apple, _______ orange and _______ tomato for _______lunch.

A tale of two brains (follow the link)

https://en.islcollective.com/video-lessons/tale-two-brains-exerpt