The 'zero' article
Previously in Grammar Challenge we've seen how nouns usually have an article; the indefinite articles 'a' or 'an' or the definite article 'the'. Sometimes though there is no article associated with a noun and this can be called the 'zero' article. Today we learn some simple rules for when not to use an article.
In the programme we challenge Anastasiya from France to spot correct and incorrect uses of 'zero' articles.
Listen to the programme!
There are a lot of rules about when we don't use articles. Here are four of them:
Download Nuala's grammar explanation (pdf - 23 K)
Download this programme (mp3 - 1.8 MB)
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