I speak and write English several years but still I have problem with articles.
I don't know how to use them.
So could you explain to me when should i use a /an and when the?
Let's say my first line..
Should i say .. but I still have a problem with an articles, or is it OK to leave it like it is.
And when to use the?
If you guys could explain a couple of things related to that I'd appreciate that.
Thanks in advance.
Are you studying English as a second languange?
In that case, using "an" is wrong. Because articles is a plural (notice the "s") - therefore it refers to more than one "article". The right one to use is "the" - but I still have a problem with the articles .
Anyway here is a really good page to read on this information - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/540/01/
Just ask if you need more explanation.
Use "a" and "an" when speaking about something generally.
Give me a chair.
When talking about a specific object, use "the".
Give me the chair.
Usually you don't place articles before propositions when talking about a multiple objects:
I still have a problem with articles. rather than I still have a problem with an articles.
When talking about one object, you can use an article.
I still have a problem with an article.
That's a brief rundown of how to use an article. Hopefully it helps.
Oh, yes and the title of your poll should be:
Do you still have problems with articles in English? or if you want to stay near your original phrase:
Do you have a problem using articles in English?
The one you use is understood, but makes little grammaretical sense and might confuse some people.
To mean one certain object,we use an,a and the. we Use an before word preceding with a,o,u,e such character. We apply THE befoe object which is determinative .
for instance as follows:
Pass me a gun.
pass me an apple.
pass me the book red one.
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