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The Article Level 2_1


The Article Level 2_1

I.

Use the correct article (“a”, “

“) or pronouns “
some
” or “
any
”):

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
ay,
“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!

II.

Supply “
a
”, “
an
” or “
one
” in the following sentences:

1.

I need ___ picture
-
hook to hang this picture.

2.

Did you say you wanted ___ picture
-
hook or two?

3.

___ nail won’t be enough for this job. I need several.

4.

You should use __ hammer to drive in those nails.

5.

How many orange juices did you say?


Just ___ orange juice, please.

6.


7.

__day, many years later

I learnt the truth.

8.

I was out walking late __evening when I saw ___ strange object in the sky.

9.

He says he’s going to be ___ millionaire ___day.

10.

There were over __ hundred people at the party.

11.

Have you ever seen ___ silent movie?

12.

I’ve only ever seen ____
silent movie.


III.

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

from
__ prisoner
-
of
-
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
find food.

IV
.

Supply


a/an

,

the


or


-


.

1.
We were looking for
___
place to spend

___

night
. ___p
lace we found turned

out to be
in
___c
harming village
. ___
village was called

Lodsworth.

2.

___
individual
has every right to expect personal freedom
, ___
freedom of

___
worth fighting for.

3.
Yes, my name is

___
Simpson, but I'm not

___S
impson you're looking for.

4.
Who's at

____

door?
-

It's

___
postman.

5.
When you go out, would you pleas
e go to

___

6.
I've got

___
appointment this afternoon. I've got to go to
___

doctor's.

7.
We went to

___
theatre last night and saw
Flames.
It's

____

wonderful play.

8.
We prefer to spend our holidays in

___
country,

___

mountains or by

____
sea.

9. W
e have seen what

___
earth looks like from


___
moon.

10.
This is the front room

ceiling and

___
walls need decorating, but

___
floor is in good order. We'll
probably cover it with
___
carpet.

11.
Is there

___
moon round

___
nus?

15.
What's

John doing these days?
-

He's working as

___
postman.


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16.
Could you pass me

___
salt, please?

17.
They're building

___


___
centre of our town.

18.
Where's your mother at

___
moment?
-

I think she's in

___
kitchen.

19.
If you
were a cook, you'd have to work in

___
kitchen all day long.


V
.

Supply “
the”
or “

“.

1.

A lot of

people are giving up _____

meat.

2.

______
meat we had for lunch last Sunday was very tough.

3.

As someone said, ______
life is just one damned thing after another.

4.

I d
on't know much about ______life of ______
Napoleon.

5.

______

running is supposed to be good for you.

6.

I ough
t to be fit with all ______
running I do, but I don't feel fit.

7.

Which is your

favourite colour?
-

______
Red.

8.

I think ______

red o
ne will suit you best __
_____

Red is more your colour.

9.

We learnt __________ E
nglish at school, but _______

English we learnt was useless.

10.

_______

London is a safe ci
ty today, but _______

11.

_______

indoor plants require a lot of effort and

attention.

12.

_______
Bach gives me a great deal of pleasure.

13.

_______

Bach recording you bought for my birthday is first class.

14.

What has been the longest period o
f ______peace in ______

history?

15.

If you study ______

History, you've got to read a lot.

16.

____
___
fasting during ______

Ramadan is more difficult in the summer months.

17.

________
journeys to unknown places require a lot of preparation.

18.

______ lives of ______ poets and ______
musicians have often been unbearably difficult.

19.

I'm not inter
ested in the price of

_____

s
ilver or the price of ______

gold.

20.

______ time is _______
money.

21.


22.

I often listen to ______

music and I like ______

jazz best.


VI.

In each pair of sentences, fill in one space with
the

and the other space with a

dash (
-
) to show no arti
cle.

a)

1. For me, ___ football is my life.

2. ___ football in the second division is a much lower standard.

b)

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.

c)

1. ___information in this article will be very useful for my project.

2. ___information about the Government's defense plans is hard to find.

d)

1. ___students in my new class all seem very friendly.

2. ___students shoul
d be in their classes by 9.00.

e)

1. I need___help!

2. Thanks very much for ___help you gave me yesterday.

f)

1. ___computers in the January sale are not too expensive.

2. These days everybody needs to know how to use ___computers.

g)

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.


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