Class 2 English Grammar Chapter 8 Articles (A, An and The) updated for new academic session 2023-24 for CBSE and State Board students. Students can practice here with the various examples of articles and assignments. Worksheets can be downloaded in the form of PDF or pictures to practice it offline. We have updated the entire contents according to new CBSE Syllabus for current educational year.
Class 2 English Grammar Chapter 8 Articles
We have already learnt that there are five vowels and twenty-one consonants. Here we will learn how we treat the words starting with vowels or consonants. Normally ‘a’ is used before a word starting with a consonant or consonant sound and ‘an’ is used before a word starting with a vowel or sound of vowel.
There are practice examples and exercises to learn how to implements articles in a sentence. The perfect use of Articles in sentences or paragraphs not only improve the quality of contents but it makes the content more simplified.
Use of ‘A’
‘A’ means one. ‘A’ is used before a word starting with a consonant sound.
a cat, a ball, a cup, a peacock, a book, a hen, a dog, a tree, a bus
Use of ‘An’
‘An’ also means one. ‘an’ is used before a word starting with a vowel or sound of vowel.
an aeroplane, an umbrella, an orange, an egg, an elephant, an engine
Use of ‘The’
‘The’ is used before a specific person, thing, name of rivers, seas, mountains, names of newspapers, magazines etc.
The India Gate, The Mahabharata, The Red Fort, The sun, The earth, The Himalayas
Fill in the blanks with ‘a’ or ‘an’.
- I eat _____ apple every day.
- There is _____ man and _____ woman in the park.
- _____ insect is there in the kitchen.
- The farmer has bought _____ ox and ____ cow.
- ______ old man is trying to cross the road.
- Mr Sharma is _____ honest man.
- This is ____ easy exercise.
- We are going to London by _____ aeroplane.
- 1. an
- 2. a, a
- 3. an
- 4. an, a
- 5. an
- 6. an
- 7. an
- 8. an
Fill in the blanks with suitable articles:
1. ________ cow
2. ________ earth
3. ________ sun
4. ________ moon
5. ________ boy
6. ________ apple