Proper nouns refer to something specific and one of a kind and include peoples’ names, place names and one-of-a-kind things. In this video, we teach how to use articles correctly with proper nouns in English. We give easy to remember rules and simple examples to help you remember.
Proper nouns include names, places and organisations.
With names of people or pets, we don't use any article. Likewise with most places or one of a kind things. However, there are a number of exceptions where we use the article 'the'.
We use the article ‘the’ usually for
Our video gives more information about when to use an article with proper nouns, with lots of examples.