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The Articles

a an
a and an are indefinite articles. We use a or an depending on the initial sound of a word, not the initial letter, of the word that they precede.

a
a should be used before all words beginning with a consonant sound. For example: a boy a European boy.

an
a should be used before all words beginning with a vowel sound. For example: an umbrella an hour

a an
We use a and an to talk about things or people for the first time.

For example:

I found a stray dog outside my house.

the
the is the only definite article.
We use the:
1. When we know which thing/animal or person. For example: I found a stray dog outside my house. The dog was dirty and hungry.

2. When there is only one thing or person in a particular place.

For example:

The moon looks amazing tonight!

the
In addition, we use the in some fixed phrases:
go to the cinema/ theatre in the evening/ afternoon/ morning the news at the weekend

Fill in the gaps with a , an or the.

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