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The Article Level 2_1
The Article Level 2_1
Use the correct article (“a”, “
“) or pronouns “
” or “
At Your Service, Sir!
__ robots are common in industry and perhaps they will soon be common in the home. __robot working
in the home must be able to behave like
___human. You could ask it to make breakfast for you. “I’d like
__pot of coffee, please and ___ boiled eggs.” “How many, sir?” “Two please.” You wouldn’t have to
worry about bringing friends home to dinner. “I’ve brought ___friends for dinner,” you would s
“please prepare ___ meal for six.” Your robot would be ___ cook, ___servant and ___ cleaner, and
perhaps it could even do the shopping. “We haven’t got ___tomatoes,” you would say. “Be ___ good
robot and get some from the supermarket.” ___robots would
never need to sleep, and would never
complain. But I wouldn’t want them wandering round the house at night!
” or “
” in the following sentences:
I need ___ picture
hook to hang this picture.
Did you say you wanted ___ picture
hook or two?
___ nail won’t be enough for this job. I need several.
You should use __ hammer to drive in those nails.
How many orange juices did you say?
Just ___ orange juice, please.
__day, many years later
I learnt the truth.
I was out walking late __evening when I saw ___ strange object in the sky.
He says he’s going to be ___ millionaire ___day.
There were over __ hundred people at the party.
Have you ever seen ___ silent movie?
I’ve only ever seen ____
Supply “a”, “an” or “the” in the following text:
During our journey we came to __ bridge. As we were crossing __ bridge, we met ___ old man and
spoke to him. __ man refused to answer us at first. He could tell at a glance that we had escaped
war camp and he was afraid of getting into trouble. We weren’t __ first prisoners of war
to have escaped from __ camp. As soon as Jim produced __ revolver, __ man proved very willing to
answer our questions. He told us exactly where we
were and directed us to __ farm where we might
We were looking for
place to spend
lace we found turned
out to be
village was called
has every right to expect personal freedom
worth fighting for.
Yes, my name is
Simpson, but I'm not
impson you're looking for.
When you go out, would you pleas
e go to
appointment this afternoon. I've got to go to
We went to
theatre last night and saw
We prefer to spend our holidays in
mountains or by
e have seen what
earth looks like from
This is the front room
walls need decorating, but
floor is in good order. We'll
probably cover it with
John doing these days?
He's working as
The Article Level 2_1
Could you pass me
centre of our town.
Where's your mother at
I think she's in
were a cook, you'd have to work in
kitchen all day long.
A lot of
people are giving up _____
meat we had for lunch last Sunday was very tough.
As someone said, ______
life is just one damned thing after another.
on't know much about ______life of ______
running is supposed to be good for you.
t to be fit with all ______
running I do, but I don't feel fit.
Which is your
I think ______
ne will suit you best __
Red is more your colour.
We learnt __________ E
nglish at school, but _______
English we learnt was useless.
London is a safe ci
ty today, but _______
indoor plants require a lot of effort and
Bach gives me a great deal of pleasure.
Bach recording you bought for my birthday is first class.
What has been the longest period o
f ______peace in ______
If you study ______
History, you've got to read a lot.
fasting during ______
Ramadan is more difficult in the summer months.
journeys to unknown places require a lot of preparation.
______ lives of ______ poets and ______
musicians have often been unbearably difficult.
I'm not inter
ested in the price of
ilver or the price of ______
______ time is _______
I often listen to ______
music and I like ______
In each pair of sentences, fill in one space with
and the other space with a
) to show no arti
1. For me, ___ football is my life.
2. ___ football in the second division is a much lower standard.
1. They say that___love makes the world go round.
2. They say that___love of a mother for
her child is the strongest kind.
1. ___information in this article will be very useful for my project.
2. ___information about the Government's defense plans is hard to find.
1. ___students in my new class all seem very friendly.
2. ___students shoul
d be in their classes by 9.00.
1. I need___help!
2. Thanks very much for ___help you gave me yesterday.
1. ___computers in the January sale are not too expensive.
2. These days everybody needs to know how to use ___computers.
1. ___English are
famous for their strange sense of humour.
2. ___English programmes are quite easy to find on satellite TV.
h) 1. Many of my friends are studying ___business at university.
2. My father is involved in ___business of buying and selling houses.