Tag Archives: determiners

Few & A few: Exercise 1

Instruction: Read these sentences carefully. Decide whether to use few or a few. 1. Maria feels lonely. She only has … friends. 2. Maria is a new comer to this school, but she already has … friends she could hang out with. 3. The concert was a failure. Only … people bought the tickets. 4. It is six… Read More »

Few & A few: Pilih Yang Mana?

Few  dan a few dua-duanya dikelompokkan sebagai determiners, dan kalau digunakan dengan kata benda (noun), few dan a few diletakkan sebelum kata benda tersebut. Sekilas memang tampak sama. Tetapi, dilihat dari sisi makna sebenarnya berbeda. . Few Few berarti not many, alias tidak banyak, atau sedikit. Jika sobat pembaca mengatakan, misalnya, “Few people gathered in the town square’,… Read More »

Many/Much & A lot of: Exercise 2

Instruction: Decide whether to use many, much, or a lot of. 1. I need to buy a text book, but I don’t have … money. 2. She needs … glasses for the party. That’s why she has borrowed a hundred from her neighbor. 3. He seems to be dehydrated. He needs to drink … water. 4. I know… Read More »

A/An & The: Exercise 2

Instruction: Read each of the following sentences carefully. Decide if you need to supply the or not for each blank space in each sentence. 1. a. … cats in my house are all black. b. … cats are wild. 2. a. … mountains are generally high. b. … mountains on Java are all high. 3. a. … contains… Read More »

A/An & The: Exercise 1

Instruction: Complete the following dialogues with a/an or the. 1. A: Do you have … dog? B: No. I have … cat. I don’t like dogs. 2. A: Do you have … car? B: No. I have … bicycle. 3. A: Did you have a good time at … party last night? B: Yes. I enjoyed it a… Read More »

Articles: A/An & The

A/An A means seorang, sebuah, or seekor in Bahasa Indonesia. The sentence I have a pet dog at home means saya punya seekor anjing piaraan. A is used in the sentence because  the word is mentioned for the first time. In this case, the  listener is not sure which dog the speaker is talking about. An has the… Read More »