1. Choose the country that can take
the article "the"
Republic of France France
2. Which is incorrect:
Okay what's the rule?
True or False
3. "The" can be used with the names
of continents like the Europe, the Asia,
4. "The" is never used with the
names of individual cities like Boston or Paris
5. How about its use with regions
or the continents in plural like the Yukon, the Arctic, or
A used B
Made up some more rules yet?
Which of these below normally takes the article "the"
6. For instance, how about lakes
A the Great Lakes B
the Lake Superior
7. And mountains:
A the Appalachian Mountains B
The Mt Everest
8. What about parks:
A the Yellowstone Park B
the national parks
9. And islands:
A the Canary Islands B
the Nantucket Island
Can you make work up a list of rules
10. Choose the sentence that is
A The French is derived
from the Latin
B The English are known
for their stiff upper lips.
Post Script: The Top score is 100 %
In which of these following sentences is the destination an institution?
I. We're taking him home.
II. We're taking him to the home.
Ce texte © 1997 1998 Christopher Yukna - tous droits réservés
Professor of English
Ecole des Mines
75 cours fauriel