Articles 2 [Grammar Exercise]

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Fill in an article (THE, A, AN) where necessary – or leave blank !
1.______ Teachers are like ______ weather, one minute they’re good, ______ other they’re bad.
2.Jake took out ______ beer opened it and drank ______ cold beer from ______ bottle. ______ beeralways tasted better from ______ bottle.
3.She is on ______ diet, so she ordered ______ calorie-free dinner.
4.We’d like to have ______ wedding in ______ early fall, in early October if possible.
5.Emma’s eyes rested on ______ letter. Here was ______ opportunity she had been waiting for.
6.The plane was climbing up through ______ sky.
7.My grandmother was ______ true original. Strong of character, she ruled our family with ______ ironhand.
8.Maxim was at ______ centre of her thoughts.
9.Winston Churchill, ______ former Prime Minister of England, went to ______ Harrow.
10.______ Marmalade is usually made from ______ oranges.
11.I live in ______ apartment, which is brand new.
12.______ Royals is a serial which portraits ______ life of ______ members of ______ Royal family in______ United Kingdom.
13.It was ______ cold Saturday morning at ______ beginning of ______ month.
14.It had rained earlier in the day and as Maggie left the house she lifted her eyes towards ______ sky.
15.I arrived I ______ USA last Monday. We left ______ Rome, flew over ______ Alps and made a quickstop in London.
16.Before we landed at ______ JFK airport, we saw ______ Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and ______Empire State building.
17.______ Most children like ______ sweets.
18.Jane’s husband got home early from ______ work.
19.Last year we visited ______ St. Paul’s Cathedral and ______ Tower of London.
20.Our friends, ______ Millers, moved to Florida last summer.
21.Our children go to school by ______ bus.
22.She likes ______ Indian tea but she doesn’t like ______ tea that comes from ______ Ceylon.
23.______ President of the United States is giving a speech tonight.
24.The two countries reached ______ peace after a long, disastrous war.
25.We needed ______ house to live in when we were in London.
26.______ Elephants are intelligent animals.
27.This is a book on ______ Irish history.
28.She had laughing eyes and ______ most charming mouth.
29.I’ll book ______ sleeper on ______ Geneva-Paris train tomorrow,
30.I’m tired. I think I’ll be going to ______ bed.
31.We need to be at ______ airport in ______ hour.
32.Their car does over a hundred miles ______ hour.
33.Carol’s father works as ______ electrician.
34.______ Milk is rich in ______ nutrients.
35.______ Money is one of ______ most important things in ______ life.
36.______ Dogs make wonderful pets.
37.Do you happen to know who invented ______ camera?

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[sociallocker]1.Teachers are like THE weather, one minute they’re good, THE other they’re bad.
2.Jake took out A beer opened it and drank THE cold beer from THE bottle. A beer always tasted better from THE bottle.
3.She is on diet, so she ordered A calorie-free dinner.
4.We’d like to have THE wedding in early fall, in early October if possible.
5.Emma’s eyes rested on THE letter. Here was THE opportunity she had been waiting for.
6.The plane was climbing up through THE sky.
7.My grandmother was A true original. Strong of character, she ruled our family with AN iron hand.
8.Maxim was at THE centre of her thoughts.
9.Winston Churchill, THE former Prime Minister of England, went to Harrow.
10.Marmalade is usually made from oranges.
11.I live in AN apartment, which is brand new.
12.THE Royals is a serial which portraits THE life of THE members of THE Royal family in THE United Kingdom.
13.It was A cold Saturday morning at THE beginning of THE month.
14.It had rained earlier in the day and as Maggie left the house she lifted her eyes towards THE sky.
15.I arrived in THE USA last Monday. We left Rome, flew over THE Alps and made a quick stop in London.
16.Before we landed at JFK airport, we saw THE Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and THE Empire State building.
17.Most children like sweets.
18.Jane’s husband got home early from work.
19.Last year we visited St. Paul’s Cathedral and THE Tower of London.
20.Our friends, the Millers, moved to Florida last summer.
21.Our children go to school by bus.
22.She likes Indian tea but she doesn’t like THE tea that comes from Ceylon.
23.THE President of THE United States is giving a speech tonight.
24.The two countries reached peace after a long, disastrous war.
25.We needed A house to live in when we were in London.
26.Elephants are intelligent animals.
27.This is a book on Irish history.
28.She had laughing eyes and A most charming mouth.
29.I’ll book A sleeper on THE Geneva-Paris train tomorrow,
30.I’m tired. I think I’ll be going to bed.
31.We need to be at THE airport in AN hour.
32.Their car does over a hundred miles AN hour.
33.Carol’s father works as AN electrician.
34.Milk is rich in nutrients.
35.Money is one of THE most important things in life.
36.Dogs make wonderful pets.
37.Do you happen to know who invented THE camera?[/sociallocker]