The Zero Article (no article)

his page will teach you when and how to use the zero article (no article). Students often overlook the importance of or misunderstand the usage of articles. If you would like to learn more about this article, you’ve come to the right place. Feel free to look around learn and practice.

We use the zero article with…

1- Plural countable nouns

Two cars were parked in his driveway.

2- Uncountable nouns

Coffee is popular with people who work a nine to five job.

3- Generalisations with abstract nouns

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

Teaching your children independence is very important.

4- Generalisations with plural countable nouns

Flowers usually grow in spring.

Bananas have potassium, which gives you energy.

5- Generalisations with uncountable nouns

Pollution is bad for the environment.

6- The names of most people and places

I live in Warsaw.

We went to Florida for our vacation.