Second Mention Practice

Practice article use for previously identified nouns

 

Dog with a red ball
 

 

FIRST MENTION SECOND MENTION

Use a when first mentioning or introducing a noun.

Use the when mentioning a noun a second time – the noun is already identified. Both speaker and listener know which noun is being discussed.

I have a dog.      

The dog  is very playful.

The dog has a ball.      

The ball is red.

The dog likes to play a game.     

The game is fetch.

 

I throw the ball. The dog brings the ball back to me. 

Also review A / An blending sounds .

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 1

First & Second Mention - Neighbor

 

Oak Tree
 

Determine which article to use.

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "check" button.

 

1-8.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 2

First & Second Mention - New Puppy

 

new puppy
 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "check" button.

 

9-20.
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