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Flowchart Approach for Choosing Articles


You can use this flowchart for determining when you should use articles and what articles you should use.

More information is available about count and noncount nouns and the use and nonuse of articles.


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LEO: Literacy Education Online

This handout was originally written by Mark Le Tourneau at Purdue University. It was revised and then redesigned for the Web by Maggie Escalas for the Write Place, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, and may be copied for educational purposes only. If you copy this document, please include our copyright notice and the name of the writer; if you revise it, please add your name to the list of writers.

Last Update: 15 November 2004

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