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Article practice - (J)

Complete the gaps with 'a', 'an', 'the' or 'X' (no article)

Add the definite or indefinite article to the following names of months, week-days, holidays where necessary.

  1. We are going to Italy next _________ summer
  2. Ken wants to know how often Susan and John went to Cornwall last _________ summer.
  3. _________ summer of 1987 was very hot.
  4. Thousands of holiday-makers visit the Highlands in _________ summer, hoping for good luck with the weather.
  5. Scotland is not particularly cold, and the west is in _________ winter one of the mildest parts of Britain.
  6. He's not coming back all _________ winter?
  7. Mrs Taft lives in Florida during _________ winter.
  8. The tramp who came on _________ April 1st was a friendly man.
  9. No more school till _________ Monday morning.
  10. What's he going to do about _________ Christmas?
  11. He'll stay all _________ night.
  12. He remembered having seen the man _________ evening before.
  13. He as been writing all _________ morning.
  14. Tomorrow the wind will change during _________ morning, and there will be rain in _________ afternoon.
  15. Hurricanes afflict the south-east particularly during _________ autumn.
  16. In _________ autumn of 1621 the settlers celebrated their first year in America with a Thanksgiving Day.
  17. Tennis in _________ summer, skiing in _________ winter will keep you lithe.
  18. The last time Adam was seen by anybody is _________ February fifteenth, when he got off the boat in Calais, coming from Dover.
  19. The only one of his friends he felt like telling about his European trip was Susan, and he went to see her on _________ Thursday before he sailed.
  20. I don't think there'll be any trouble about having _________ Christmas Day off.
  21. I saw he had possibly slept all _________ night in the chilly room he didn't know.
  22. On _________ evening of her coronation day, June 2, 1953, Queen Elizabeth II made her first broadcast for her people.
  23. The plane stops twice during _________ night to refuel and to pick up more passengers, and at six o'clock _________ next morning we are circling over a great port, ready to land
  24. The Highland tradition is seen at its colourful best in the clan gathering which take place throughout _________ summer and _________ autumn in Scotland.
  25. The house was well built and usually so oriented to the sun that he could keep it reasonably cool in _________ summer and make it reasonably warm in _________ winter.
  26. Her fury at his apparently having been with Simon all _________ winter was water under the bridge.
  27. _________ April can't be trusted.
  28. In the dim, grey light of early _________ morning he woke up with a strange feeling.

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