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carlos parada

fine, i clearify my concept about articles. can you please teach us the artice “THE”

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hi, what is a mistake in the sentence : She likes to wear makeups. which is in the quiz?

re5pect21

    We use “like + doing something” instead of “like + to do something”

    baodv

      i don’t think so. i think that because “makeup” is non-count noun, so we mustn’t add “s” for it.

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why the video dose not work with me ?

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Noha

    dear alex,please give me detailed explaination of prepositions : with, by, of & from.
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your explanation very clear and easy to understand.

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sumi

Hi Alex,

Just be nosie, in the clip, from 6:55 to 6:58, the way you read a, i, e, o, u sounds like vietnamese ;). Thanks for the lesson!

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AlexAnt

It is excellent…..

ARAVIND

Dear Alex,
Many thanks for your excellent lesson.

I was happy to find you lesson on this topic today. Although I think my English grammar is rather good I had never heard these rules before and so I have never been confident in speaking or writing of such kind of sentences. Could you perhaps explain me What is the difference between The and A/An?

Thank you once more.

Olga

Olga

Hi Alex! I am from Russia. I am got problems with construct a sentence!Please more information about it! Thanks a lot

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muhammad shahbaz

Hi ! thank u v much but in a last question i m not understand of the answer. ((an orange car))

Thanks for your interesting lesson Alex

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Yes. They are awesome. Thank you!

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Khan Wahid

    you use the most appropriate term to this team-‘genuine’.

    Aditya

thanks for the lesson..

raj

yes, all yours english lesson seem so interestting for myself but i’d would like to know where can i practice that kind of exercises? I mean grammar exercises, skills..and so on..any english teacher can answer me please ? thanks in advance

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i am laesadi thnx u for this great lesons and u are great teachers i have exam tommorow thnx

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Thanks , great lesson

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it’s the best

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eman

I made a mistake in last question, where I have chosen “She likes to wear makeups”. Word “makeups” is plural so we can’t use “a” article for it. So could anybody tell me what is wrong with it? Thanks.

Toli

Actually I see, Looks like it is a mistake itself. It’s a non countable noun makeup.

Toli

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i like the way you teach ! is just im a slow learner . i talk the test twice already ,first 1 correct,2nd two.

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Thank you, its helpfull

Alif

now i can understand..
thakz to my great teacher alex..

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thank you for this video. It is useful and I enjoy when I watched it.
thanks a lot

but where is the lesson for ( THE ) ??

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    Hi,

    Normally we won’t be use the term “the” for an individual (person’s name) but it is applicable only for group of persons.

    Hope this might help you!

    Happy new year!!!

    Warm Regards,
    Mohammed Shahith (India)

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Hello everyone!I hope you are enjoying English lessons.Wonderful teachers thank you alllllllllllllll.

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Thanks! :)

Alessandro

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Thank you Alex

Pradeep

Dear Alex, I’m still confused with some words. I live in Singapore and we use short forms for long words. I have just read an article and it states this “An SCDF(Singapore Civil Defense Force) spokesperson said that the casualty was pronounced dead at midnight, minutes just after the incident.”

Why do we use an when it starts with letter “S”?

There is another article and it states this “An HDB(House Development Board) flat owner were mad with the constructors as they made a lot of noise in the morning almost everyday and that disturbed his sleep.”

Why do we use an when it starts with “H”?

And many of my teachers said this “Whoever gets an F9 for this test will need to go to remedial lessons.”

Why do we use an when it starts with “F”?

I hope you can correct me.

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    hey muhamed , the reason why we used ” AN ” because we have stands of words such as ” SCDF , HDB , GPS , and GPR so we have to use AN . it’s a basic rule .

    hope i was able to help u .

    I’m SOro from Egypt .

    SOro Angel-musiCaddiCT

    Hi Muhammad,

    When an article “AN” is used for Vowel Sound of the noun you pronounced. Not only the first letter of the word.

    Ex: SCDF- you sound it “es..”

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really awesome . I’m a new fan of EngVid and i loved it so much :) keep going

SOro Angel-musiCaddiCT

Hi Alex! I am from sri lanka I am got problems with construct a sentence!Please more information about it! Thanks a lot and i dont no how to listen you lessan.Pl. help me

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sandy

i have watch all of your videos and i enjoy them very much.but the only thing makes me confused is the phrase “as well”.i don’t know how to use it.i really hope that you will help me to solve this problem.thank you very much

vietnamese_member

i came to know the usage of articles now. but i have a doubt ,when we have to use nor article

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iv done the quiz every thing is correct thanks to u.

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very informational

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Swapnil

hi!im tehreem.i loved ur way of teaching English and i just want to ask u about the related video of using articals thatz why we say “a student”,s sound is not in vowels.so can u plz explain this also about the noun too.thankxx and God bless you.

tehreem

Thanks :)

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hi, what is a mistake in the sentence : She likes to wear makeups. which is in the quiz?
plz reply alex or anybody

venki

    it will be like
    she likes to wear makeup. because makeup itself is a plural form.

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    she likes to wear makeup is the correct way to say this. makeup -means more then one. there is no such word as makeups.

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Thanks a bundle! :)

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Hi my teachers I say many thanks

ahmed nunow

Really,it’s very effictive for a beginner.thanks for all the groupe.

siham ambition

thanks.alex

mimi kumari

Alex can you comment on the following sentence. Is the use of A is right here?

This is to inform you that we are conducting a interview for the post of Principal for our school at Ville Parley Hill,Newton.

jovial

    Hi Jovial,

    In this case you should use “an” because the word “interview” begins with a vowel sound.

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      Hi Alex thanks for great efforts I want to know about ‘the’ article

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Thanks a lot for taking time and reading the post. I am pleased that you corrected me.

jovial

hi;
I’m really glad when I find this website because it’s benifit for any body want infomation on Grammar.
thanks guyes.

shahen

thanks alex for help learn english me

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Hi Alex,could you explain it to me why article “the” had been used in the sentence?…. ” We should be polite to the old.” Thanks.

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    Hi joneru,

    Seniors are a specific group of people, so you must use “the old” in the context of your sentence.

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Hi Alex,how are you?Hope that you will always find.I’m just curious about the article “An” in this sentence….”An needle is tool used for sewing clothes.” Is it correct article that had been used in the sentence?

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    You need an article in this sentence, but it should be “a needle,” because “needle” begins with a consonant sound. Similar to “a stop sign,” “a car,” “a bottle,” etc.

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      what is the difference between consonant and vowels?

      sibghatullah

        Assalamu Alaikum.

        In English we have 26 letters i.e “A to Z”

        In these 26 letters you may minus 5 letters i.e “a,e,i,o and u” these 5 letters are represents “articles” and remaining 21 letters are consonants.

        Hope this allusion/note helps you.

        Please revert back if you any doubts on this explanation.

        Warm Regards,
        Mohammed Shahith (India)

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          Hi,

          In previous comment I have mentioned the word/term as article instead of “Vowels”. So please use/replace the word “vowels” on my previous comment wherever applied the word as “Articles”

          My sincere apologies to you and entire readers.

          Please get back to me if you have doubt on the above explanation!!!

          Warm regards,
          Mohammed Shahith (India)

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usefull lesson thanks

ali

great i can learn without a huge budget for it thanks its really helpful
from:phillipines

wooo

Than you so much for this lesson, very useful as usual

Ibty

Sir Alex is a superb sir.

Aditya

Thank you engvid! You guys are awesome. God bless you always!

Joanne

i enjoy watcing this.

ahmed

i have a new glasses is it correct how it will be the answer

genaro

    Hi genaro,

    “Glasses” is a actually a plural noun, so you do not need an article. You only have to say, “I have new glasses.” The same rule applies for words like “pants,” “shorts,” “underwear,” “socks,” “shoes,” and “clothes.”

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Thanks! This is really helping me!!! Since I’m an autodidact in English Language (Is it correct?), I never learn English from the basics, it’s just happen like that, I can speak and understand English all of a sudden, but I still have a few problems about spelling and grammars, especially Sentences Structure. Again, THANKS!!!

Danielle

Thanks alex!

Roshan

Thanks for a good class. My family has a dog, if I am going to say that dogs, which article will use? Please kindly reply me.

Tuya

    You would say, “My family has a dog.”

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Hi Alex! I want to ask about the vowel and consonant,that what is the vowel and consonant.I mean to say that how we could define it.thanks

simon

    Hi Simon,

    The English vowels are A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y. Basically, any time your mouth makes those open sounds like “StAy,” “StOp,” “Airplane,” you are using a vowel sound. The other letters, like B, C, D, F, G, M, P, Q, and others are called consonants.

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      I apologize to reply here. I cant post to your website coz the system might have problem. Alex, will you please explain the me the question number #5, Im confused to the sentence 1 and 2. Thanks!… The 1. To wear makeups (I choose this as my answer because the makeups is a plural noun/common noun so it shouldnt follow by the article “a” but its incorrect) 2. an orange car (I believe this is also a correct one because the “orange” is a vowel and must have article “an”.. please enlighten me. Thank you so much! You help a lot.

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        Iam looking forward to your reply alex. Thanks!

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Very informative! Thank you!! i wish more topics such as how to develop effective speaking skills…

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Thanks for your help. Iwant more help.

suba

Hi, Lecture I am a new student and just learn article A,An,or no article with you today. when i am studying this Grammar online and I thank that i really understand clearly than i had studied before. You are a good Teacher. Thanks

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excuse me, I want lesson for plural.

thanks

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this is the great way to leran english

bharti

thank you sir

Nasser

well done / fabulous

lersak

really perfect.teacher’s fluency and ability is excellent. I don’t exaggerate….
ibrahim mintes from TURKEY

İBRAHİM MİNTES

    you are absolutely right

    FATMA

my friend who is an Eng. teacher gave your web address yesterday afternoon when its raining dogs and cats what’s called “April shower”

ibrahim mintes

hello alex it’s challenging to teach zero article and the.e.g fish or the fish army or the army the answers change whether they refer specific groups or not
all the best
appreciate

ibrahim mintes

hello evey body

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thanx for teaching us grammar and really appreciate all the teachers who are indulged in this task.it is really helpful.keep it up.

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Emad_TRU

I liked it!

feruza

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Thank you

jassem76

This simply superb , can u briefly explain , about sounds of consonants & voewls , how to recognize ,when to use & special cases .Eventhough I can manage my english , still i am good at using an .pls.pls.pls.pls

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Lol it’s a nice website. I love how they give u an option to chose ur answer. :)))

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vince

I’m a little bit confuse with the sentences used in the quiz ‘Which of the following sentences is correct?’. Why did you use ‘is’ after the word ‘sentences’? Anyway, thanks a lot for the lesson.

mary

I like to do these quizes. It helps me understand what I don’t know. Thank you engvid.

Hanna

I visited your site and found it very good. I have trouble learning English, and website will help me a lot.
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Marcos

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qobiljon

I m not say something about this site. one word i have supper

King

Hey,

Is it okay to say “Apple is red.” ? Or only “Apples are red.” ?

Thanks for the amazing lessons btw :D

3BoOd

    The apple is red in my mind.

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Hello, I am just wondering that why “an orange car ” is correct in the last sentence of the quiz. I understand that if the noun starts with consonant, it has “a”. So in my opinion, a orange car is correct even it sounds wrong.

Mandy

Very good lesson.
thanks.

JOSE VALERIO

I love all your lesson topics. Thanks!

Marie

you are the best Alex!!! We would like you even more if you could do video about “THE”

andzeika007

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ghufran khan

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salsabeel

thank you! I like the way how you teachs. It helpes me alot, because I have a plan back to school after 20 years.GOD BLESS.

hanna

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I have searched to many sites to learn eglish but i never got any site like engvid. Its very useful.

malini

great!

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Hi Alex
When we use A/An and The
Thank you very much .

Sara

Hi dear Alex…really thank you for your useful points…they are very practical….have a nice time

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Hi Alex
Your lessons are superb.Thank u for teaching English through functional method.Could u please explain the usage of “of with few examples and also the rule.

raji

Thank you for good training.

Nokcap

thank you very much for all.alex,ronie,mohemed… great!from morocco
thank you again.

samir

hi ronie ! i’m walking.it’s correct? and thank you

samir

can you answer me alex?i’am walking it’s correct?

samir

    search for it. if it is common you will found many

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Are you wearing wig? sorry for my curiosity

Julius

Awesome..thank u mr.Alex

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thanx a lot engvid ..i love it ..

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Thanks a lot, Alex. I have a question about the use of have and the noun after it. I read a sentence from a dictionary :
“Dogs have a very keen sense of smell.”
Why does it use a singular noun after a plural subject? Can I rewrite this sentence like this :
Dogs have very keen senses of smell.
Looking for your reply. Thanks

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    sense is singular
    senses is plural

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    your dictionary wrong i gues. I can found in goolge
    “Dogs have very keen senses of smell.”
    only

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    AA I understand now.
    senses of smell. it is like feelings about something I guess. more common “sense of smell”

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Kindly, Give some lesson on prepositions like, Infact,Despite,although and sentences like “as a matter of fact and many more. Thanks

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I got full score.

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Your website is really helpful! God Bless you all!

Christy

I just found this impressive website earlier today and I have been ejoying and learing english in this fantastic, ineractive
way. I have say thank you guys you have done an amasing job. I hope millions of people like are benefiting.

ahmed

mr alex i want to ask aquestion to you are you read me

wisa

ask this question
use an article
….family hotels are ….hotels which welcome…..parents and….children

wisa

Thank you very much Alex. I try to follow you for the other lessons.

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very interesting

AURORA

I’ve been here a few times and it appears like your articles get much more informative every time. Maintain it up I appreciate reading them.

Rosalyn Scelsi

hi alex. i’m a american who speaks perfect inglish. my inglish writing sucks and this sites helps me so much . haven’t been to school in so long will be going to college and need to take the sat test. i’ll be on this site more often. your a great teacher. you teach in a simple easy way and helps me to understand and pick things up quickly . thank you much Ana

Ana

You are excellent teacher who is able to teach student

nisar Ahmed

Hi Alex.
today’ i’m useful day because of your lesson
you are awsome. have nice night.

femata

your lessons are very interesting and useful for me. please,how can I use “speaking” and “listening”. thanks alot

Reza

    Hi Reza,

    Can you please elaborate your question little more so i can answer easily.

    Warm Regards,
    Mohammed Shahith (India)

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THANK YOU IT S GOOD PROGRAM

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I DO NOT WATCH THIS LESSON, NOW I DO

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you are the best teacher i have ever seen

Gayan

why the following statement is wrong
“She likes to wear makeups.”

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    Makeup is a non-count noun, so we don’t add the ‘s’.

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Very very good.

Fernando

i like english but i can’t learn english why?

hi alex

Aloha! thank you very much , then I will eat cookies
delicious!!

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Thank you! Your classes are very useful and I am sure it’s not only me who enjoying your classes :)

Arzy

Thank you Alex, you are excellent

Amina

thank you alex.

jay-jay

Hi Alex! I’m from Viet Nam and I’m trying to study English. Thanks for your lessons. I have a sentence ” We went to a cafe the movie and had a coffee”. Coffee is Uncount Nouns, so, why do we use “a coffee”. Please help me. Thanks!

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thank you again!! I really appriciated your effort in explaining your new lesson. excellent!

itsmejho

Hi, alex thanks for giving suitable examples in every lesson.

chandran

Hi Alex! Im a fan of your’s….very informative lesson..thanks a lot…..

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thanks….

karan

my family has a dog…..

I can’t understand it…

It should be..MY FAMILY HAVE A DOG…

COULD U EXPLAIN ME? PLEASE….

THANKS A LOT…THE BEST PAGE TO LEARN ENGLISG

linkas

    We say “my family has” because, while there’s several people in a family, the subject of the sentence is one family.

    (However, this doesn’t always apply in British English.)

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THANK YOU TEACHER ALEX FOR USEFUL INFORMATION GOD BLESS YOU

hussain

wow I got 5 out of 5 , but I am still facing music while using Article. Therefore, you please expound it deeply.

thank u sir,
and best wishes

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That is very good engVid Team! you are excellent and hope you leave more details for Article

Nabi

A good lesson!

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hii my teacher told me ” YOU USED IN FRONT OF accont plurals naun “the” Please help me because i M CONFUSE OF THAT.

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Open O Sesame !

Atef

Hi Alex , This is Raja from India. I don’t have that much of knowledge in English, while i’m speaking in English with my friend , My team members and others i’m getting a lot of grammatically mistake ,How to reduce Grammar mistake .

Raja

nice lesson helpful to all i think..
thanks

ranjit

The quiz helped me to concentrate when to use the articles a, an, and the

Suzanna

Dear Alex,
Thank you for the quiz.

Suzanna

Dear Alex,
Please tell me with which countries we should use the article “the”.
Thanks in advance.

Suzanna

    There will be a lesson on this in the future. In the meantime, you can google “countries with ‘the'”!

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It is the Best site in the world.It has just made English a lot more easier and quiet enjoyable for me.Thanks to all the teachers of this site who are helping everyone to learn English in an interactive way.You all are awesome.

Manish

I can not understand thi sentence:why we can not put a/an in the second part I hope you have a lovely time and good weather

mina

    Hi Mina,

    “Weather” is a non-count noun and doesn’t use an article. :)

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Wow 5/5!

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Posso fazer perguntas em portugues?

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Hello Alex. Thanks for helping. I really appreciate it. I wish you good health and happiness. You are an excellent teacher.
Take care.

Cindy

Hi, Alex! Thanks for the lesson! =) In case of such words as hat or hexagon, do we need to use a or an? I heard that both are possible. ‘A’ would sound more common to me as a non-native speaker.
I would appreciate your reply.

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dear Mr Alex
many thanks for this excellent explaination

amal

please Mr
where can we use a instead of an with words which begin with vowels ?

amal

#5454/1,modern housing complex,manimajra,chandigarh.
Kindly mail the results free of post.

Beneath the rose lies the serpent.(komment)

rashmi

thanks for your teaching it was very useful for me

suguna

today I only see you more easy lesson
but was useful

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I’m sorry not is “see”, it’s “saw”… XD

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Hi everybody, I want to know if it´s correct to say for example: I am student, or you are father of 2 kids. If we can omit the article a or an or the. I´m looking forward to hear about you.

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    Hi Bienymal. No, It’s not grammatically correct to say, “I am student.” Nor, “You are farther of two kids.” It makes sense to say, “I am a student.” And it makes sense to say, “You are a father of two.” If the first word after the article begins with a vowel you have to use ‘an’. Example, “I would like to have an apple.” -I hope this helps.

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You are my best English teacher

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Thank you so much. I was confused, but now I understand it well:)

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Thanks Mr Alex. The only thing I’m slightly baffled about is whether or not ‘the’ is an article and if so, does it make sense to say, “I like to drink the water.” or “I like to drink the water that she gave me.”

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thanks Alex. how can i say a university or an university?

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Let me see if i got this right. You mean I can use
A with any word that starts with bcdfghjklmnpqrstvwxyz and
An with a word that starts with + aeiou

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thank you sir……..

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Thank you very much Alex….

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which is correct
I watch T.V. or
I watch the T.V.

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hi sir alex .. i don’t understand the question no. 5…. could you explain to me sir…pls…

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This website is amazing… it’s help me a lot!

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headache is non-count noun…why we used article in this sentence ” i have a headache” and i have a little money” T_T

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thank u alex..

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Thanks Alex

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mooooooooooooooooor thanks mr. alex

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Thank you very much.

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Thanks Alex! I have a question. Number 5 ” She likes to wear makeups”
What is wrong?

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Thank you so much ^_^

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Alex, will you please explain the question number #5, I m confused to the sentence 1 and 2. Thanks!… The 1. To wear makeups (I’ve chosen this as my answer because the makeups is a plural noun/common noun so it shouldnt follow by the article “a” but why is it incorrect?) #2. an orange car (I believe this is also a correct one because the “orange” is a vowel and must follow by the article “an”.. please enlighten me. Thank you so much! You help a lot.

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thanks a lot alex :)

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Tnx a lot…..

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I enjoyed it a lot. By the way, is makeup uncountable noun?

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thanks Mr alex…i’d never knw all this before.. but now i knw them from you.. wishing you long life Mr alex.. thanks

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Thank You Very Much Sir Alex, For Another Wonderful Lesson.

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Hi there teacher!
Can you tell me the mistake of answer B of sentense 4? Because I think it’s still right?
Thanks! Ta ta!

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Hi Alex,
than you very much.
take care

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Nice english class.
tks Alex .

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100 points :D , Thank you Alex !

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Thaaaanks a lot

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Very good lesson!!!!

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thanks

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you’re pronouncing “electricity” like electricity..does it pronounce like alectricity or electricity?

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thanks you teacher Alex ..
i had 5/5

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i got it. thanks so much alex for your special lesson. 5 out of 5

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Thank you, Alex! I like your lessons, examples on the board are helpful (do I correct use articles?)

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Thanks :)

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4 out of 5,not bad at least i learned from your video sir alex i always enjoyed watching your video,many thanks to you and this site also it helped a lot to those who want to learn english

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simple lesson, but it can have some confuse, really a don’t get 10

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good explanation..thanks

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It’s a good lesson.

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good alex i am grateful to you i learn new things with u in english

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Thanks for teach about Articles, It’s help me to also to my final exam Grammar ESL class.

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There is a mistake I think!
For general idea or general thing we do not use a/an.For example :Art is a mental thing.We don’t say An art is a mental thing!
Could you please answer this? Thank you

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Thank you

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and also, we use no article if we talk about uncountable noun even though its singular, right?

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thanks Alex. English study is very importal for me. I study everyday.

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Thank you Alex that was very helpful♡

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Thank you!

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1(правильный ответ) из 5ти, потому что – Ни черта не понятные задания. (((

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i am student of bs [hons] english and i want to know about articles in detail thanks

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Thank you sir…

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Somebody has changed the voice of this video , and topic of the newly introduced voice contains a great insult to the former king of Jordan.

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    Sorry…explain please?

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I hope you control your videos well

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When I open this video from this site, I don’t hear the voice of the teacher. instead I hear the voice of somebody else speaking Arabic imitating King Hussein of Jordan, but it seems if you open the video on youtube you hear the original voice of the teacher. This is not the only video , several video’s of Valen have the same problem.

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so I really ,enjoy of this lesson

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thank you sir i learn a lot from you..

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10/10 ;)

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thank you

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O.M.G
Ido not andrestand :((((((((((((((

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thanx teacher…)

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i had been forgotten this knowledge without placticem thank you

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Thanks for this lesson.

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I don’t understand that she likes to wear makeups. What is wrong?

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“makeup” is uncountable nouns, so no need to use “makesups”… cut the s.

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nice quiz through this we can clear our concepts

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Cool video, but I have one question… Why “a dog”, if we mean a sertain dog in а sertain family?…

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There is a difference in the sound of “The”

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Hi Alex,

Question 2 “We saw many tree on our trip”
and
Question 3 “I have a new glasses”

Why false

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    You must say “many trees” not tree.
    and
    A glasses is “a pair of glasses”, they always have two pieces of glass, so this is a plural noun.

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Alex
Thank you
5 of 5 100 than you again

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I got 5 correct out of 5
so I’m so happy now.

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you’re amazing Alex, thank you

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you,re excellent

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In the quiz”The building has elevators” should it not be “The building HAVE elevators”?

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Hi Alex, My English is not very well, How can I improve myself, writing and speaking. Please can you suggest for me.

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Thank you so much, I like the way you teach.
God bless you, Alex

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Thanks for the lecture.

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Which one is correct?

I am at a bank or I am at the bank

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I got 5/5! Thanks for the lesson!!

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I got perfect score . Thanks, now I know the rules of using those articles

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Thank you

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Thanks I got 5/5

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it’s a yes and an yes right?

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thanks!

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thank you so much

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superb bro

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thanks a lot

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WOW… I got 5 correct out of 5.

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100/100
superb lesson…

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in this sentence “an apple is red” why i think is not correct?! i can’t translate it .. why we didn’t just say “an apple red” or “the apple is red” so i can translate it into arabic for example
i hope someone reply.. my love for this website

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    First, every language is different, so do not translate. Second, if you use the apple is red, you are talking about a specific apple. Finally, Always in the sentence, you need to have a subject and a verb. An apple is the subject and is (verb). An apple is red.

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thanks a lot Alex

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Thanks a lot this video is very useful.

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tq Alex.. i got 5/5

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the video was so helpful

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Can i ask you something Alex?
Does that means uncountable nouns have not a plural form? like water is just water? not water”S”? if yes then why electricity has a word that the end with a -ES? (electricities)

thank you for the lesson!

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i got 4/5

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