The with Names of Countries

Recognize which country names are marked with the

Map of U.S
The United States of America
 
 

 

Article Use with Country Names

NO ARTICLE

No article is used with the names of most countries.

 SINGLE-NAME COUNTRY  SINGLE-NAME COUNTRY

Italy

Ukraine

Australia

England

Peru

Spain

Japan

Haiti

Turkey

Italy

France

Indonesia

Guinea

Brazil

Iceland

Uruguay

Cuba

Mexico

Austria

Ukraine

THE

The is used with country names with of, or the names of island countries.

THE ___ OF ___ ISLAND COUNTRIES

the United States of America

  the Philippines

the Republic of China

*the Netherlands

the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

  the Barbados

the Islamic Republic of Iran

 the Maldives

the Kingdom of Lesotho

 the Canary Islands

the Republic of India

 

the Commonwealth of Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

*not really an island country

The United Nations - Member States  http://www.un.org/Overview/unmember.html

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

Articles in the Names of Countries

 

 

 

Decide whether the country name is used with 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.

2.

3.
flag of Kazakhstan

4.
flag of Phlippines

5.
flag of Japan

6.
flag of Netherlands

7.
flag of Greece

8.
flag of Ivory Coast

9.

10.
flag of Ukraine

11.

13.
flag of Djibouti

14.

15.
flag of Cook Islands

16.

17.
flag of Spain

18.
flag of Mexico

19.
flag of Mexico

20.
flag of Mexico

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice 2

Countries & Features

 

 

 

Decide whether an article is needed.

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

 

21-31
, , , , , , and
 

 

 

33-42
. , , and . and .