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Definite Articles

Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn about definite articles an important part of English grammar.
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Grammar: Definite Articles

Definition of a definite article.
  • A definite article:
  • is the word "the" in English
  • indicates that the noun refers to a specific thing (Sit on the chair) - means sit on a specific chair
  • is generally pronounced with a long "e" before a word starting with a vowel
  • is generally pronounced with a short "e" before a word beginning with a consonant
Definite Article Examples
  • Sit on the chair. (means a specific chair)
  • You want to eat the apple. (means a specific apple)
  • She wants to eat the banana. (means a specific banana)
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From YOUR Teacher: Definite Article

Hey remembering when to use definite article "the" is pretty easy. Use it whenever both you and the listening know exactly what you are both talking about,
 
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