Lego|Grammar|Pre-Int|7. Articles 1
Read the general rule
1. Plural proper nouns have the definite article: the Pennines, the Great Lakes.
2. The noun followed by the preposition of and a proper noun has the definite article (the + common noun + of + proper noun) the Strait of Dover, the Gulf of Mexico.
Let’s see which article should we use with the following geographical names. Choose the correct category for each word
• a canal — an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships in land or to convey water for irrigation.
• a channel — a length of water wider than a strait, joining two larger areas of water, especially two seas.
Let’s study exceptions from the rules you see on the left. Please, do the matching
◊ the Hague /ðə ˈheɪɡ/
◊ Niagara Falls /naɪˈæɡrə/
◊ the Chesapeake Bay /ˈtʃɛsəpiːk/
Match the exceptions of the rule to the examples
Complete the exercise with «the» or «-»
Imagine, that you can live anywhere in the world. Where would it be? Tell me about it
• A continent, a country, a city/town, an island?
• Water features nearby: a river, a lake, etc.
• Mountains or mountain ranges nearby?
🔹Which sea would you like to visit? Why?
🔹Which country would you never visit? Why?
🔹Which lake do you find the most picturesque?
Choose the correct category for each word
Complete the sentences with «the» or «-»
Choose the correct option
Select Correct or Wrong
- Grammar rule
- Grammar controlled practice
- Grammar freer practice
- Geographical places
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