THE is called a definite article. "Definite" means "specific". Use THE when talking about something which is already known to the listener or which has been previously mentioned, introduced, or discussed.When to use article?
The general rule is to use a when the indefinite article precedes a word beginning with a consonant sound and an when it precedes a word starting with a vowel sound. 1 Use a when the indefinite article comes before a word beginning with a consonant sound: a toy a book a house.What is the definition of an article?
Definition of article. (Entry 1 of 2) 1a : a distinct often numbered section of a writing an article of the constitution. b : a separate clause. c : a stipulation in a document (such as a contract or a creed) articles of indenture.What are the four definite articles?
There are four definite articles: el, la, los, las. There are only two indefinite articles: un and una. There are four indefinite articles: un, una, unos, unas. Un means both a and one, when used before a masculine noun. When referring to a specific noun, use the indefinite articles.