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What’s an article

Hello everyone,

and welcome back to our little series on the most important grammar terms. And today, we’ll take a closer look at one

articles

Now, most people who speak English would immediately think of the and a, when they hear “article”, and many German learners would experience a visceral reaction, like a surge of anxiety or a slight skin rash. So it’s definitely one of the most wide-known terms.
What’s less clear, though, is the question of what articles are, what they do and what other types of articles there are. And by looking into these things, we’ll learn what’s maybe the most important lesson of today… that grammar terminology is a god damn mess, and no one knows what they’re talking about.
So, are you ready to jump in?
Then let’s go.