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Practice article use in context — a restaurant review

 

 

 

Review Article Use

A
ONE AS AN EXAMPLE OF ALL

Use a  for singular or plural count nouns, and no marker for noncount nouns.

⇒ To speak about one as an example of all any one–unspecific

A restaurant / restaurants should be kept clean.

Food should be artfully prepared. noncount

FIRST MENTION

⇒ To speak about an item that is not yet known to both the speaker and the listener(s)   a particular one–specific

→ I know a good restaurant near us.

→ They have (some) delicious soup.

THE
A  GROUPING WITH SHARED CHARACTERISTICS

Use the for singular count and noncount nouns when speaking in general about any / all.

⇒ To speak about  all members within a class

The onion is cultivated around the world.

Fructose is a fruit sugar. noncount

SECOND AND LATER MENTION

⇒ To speak about an item that is known to the speaker and the listener(s):

  • by earlier mention in a sentence or paragraph
  • by later mention in a sentence or paragraph
  • as an expected part of an item already introduced
  • by seeing it
  • by common (shared) knowledge
  • by being unique (the only one of its kind)

The restaurant  is near by.

The soup today is clam chowder.

 

cultivate (v.) — grow

Review if needed:  Article Summary

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 1

Chez Panisse Café

Chez Panisse
 

 

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  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "check" button.

 

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"Chez Panisse Café " is a less-expensive alternative to Alice Waters' restaurant "Chez Panisse".   , and menu to . and
"Chez Panisse Café " is a less-expensive alternative to Alice Waters' restaurant "Chez Panisse".   , and to
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Practice 2

Title

 

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However, the cafe's bistro-style food dictates more playful choices. Sonoma goat cheese with either Quivira's or Spottswoode's crisp Sauvignon Blanc is a winner. however,
one downstairs. However, the cafe's bistro-style food dictates more playful choices. Sonoma goat cheese with either Quivira's or Spottswoode's crisp Sauvignon Blanc is a winner.
24-27.
it is difficult to get in, especially It is first come, first serve, if you come during busy hours.
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In addition to offering excellent food and atmosphere, . It has been 25 years since
house in which restaurants are located is a culinary landmark in Berkeley's "Gourmét Gulch". is worth the wait