The - Landmarks

Recognize man-made structures that are marked with the

 

landmark
 

 

Well-known Places and Article Use

STRUCTURES EXAMPLES

Bridges   

The Golden Gate Bridge, The London Bridge, The Brooklyn Bridge, The Alcantra Bridge, The Sydney Harbor Bridge, The Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge, The Rialto Bridge, The Charles Bridge, The Millau Viaduct, The Great Belt Bridge

BUT NOT: Stari Most ("The Old Bridge" in Istanbul)

Buildings   

The Hilton Hotel, The White House, The Capitol, The MoMA, The Duomo, The Alhambra, The Taj Maha,The Rose Bowl, The Alcazar

BUT NOT: Burj Khalifa , Buckingham Palace,  Westminster Abbey, Notre Dame de Paris, Wembley Stadium, Old Trafford (not sports fields or parks)

Landmarks:
 

The Statue of Liberty, The Eiffel Tower, The Egyptian Pyramids, The Colosseum, The Great Wall of China, The Parthenon, The Great Sphinx of Egypt

BUT NOT: Stonehenge,  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 1

Bulding and Landmark Names

 

 

 

Does the landmark or building include "the"?

  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.
Note the official webpage of the Golden Gate Bridge omits "the".  Also, San Francisco Bay (the proper name) does not use "the".

2.

3.
The Statue of Liberty at the entrance of New York harbor, welcoming the people of the world with the torch of liberty.

4.
The Eiffel Tower , France, was designed by Alexander Eiffel in the late 1800s.

5.
The White House while he or she is in office. It is located in Washington D.C.

6.
The Beverly Hills Hilton . Some of the most glittering events in this star-packed city have taken place in the famed International Ballroom.

7.
The Museum of Modern Art houses displays modern works including paintings, sculptures, drawings, illustrated books, architecture and design, as well as photography.

8.
The Great Wall of China Great Wall of China is the largest and most amazing landmark in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 2

Building and Landmark Name Exceptions

 

 

 

Does the landmark or building include "the"?

  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.
school

10.
home

11.
Windsor Castle

12.
Buckingham Palace