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Friday, 20 December 2013

Articles - grammar lesson 14

Level: Upper-intermediate / B2

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Complete the following text with the, a, an or Ø (no article).

 1    The       Azores are 2           group of islands in 3           Atlantic Ocean. They belong to 4           Portugal. On one of the islands is 6           mountain called 7           Pico, which is 8           highest mountain in 9           country. 10           islands were discovered in 11           fourteenth century by 12            explorers from Europe.

Adapted from English result Upper-intermediate, Oxford.

Answers below!



Complete the following text with theaan or Ø (no article).

 1 The  Azores are 2 a  group of islands in 3 the  Atlantic Ocean. They belong to 4  Ø   Portugal. On one of the islands is 6  a  mountain called 7 Ø  Pico, which is 8 the  highest mountain in 9 the  country. 10 The    islands were discovered in 11 the  fourteenth century by 12   Ø   explorers from Europe.

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