Articles are actually sort of adjectives that define nouns. Basically, it´s simple – if you are speaking about a singular and countable thing, and it´s not definite, you use a/an, in other cases (plural, uncountable, definite) – the.
But it´s only simple at first sight.
We don´t want to make a meal out of it, so here are the basic rules for b1-b2 level that will help you out when in a pickle:
And finally, a test! Can you complete these sentences with an article or leave them with no article?
They’ve changed – date of – meeting. It’s – next Tuesday now.
Do you like- sport? I hate – football, I think – footballers earn too much money.
Can you give me – list to – station? I want to catch – 6 o’clock train.
—-Time to think ——-
They’ve changed the date of the meeting. It’s next Tuesday now.
Do you like sport? I hate football, I think footballers earn too much money.
Can you give me a lift to the station? I want to catch the 6 o’clock train.