Tham khảo tài liệu 'oxford learner's grammar 6', ngoại ngữ, ngữ pháp tiếng anh phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | The articles al in and the 161 Articles in phrases of time A Introduction In a phrase of time we often use a singular noun without an article in winter on Monday But we put alan or the before an adjective noun. a very cold winter We also use an article if there is a phrase or clause after the noun. the Monday before the holiday the winter when we had all that snow In B-H there are some examples with various kinds of time phrase. B Years The company was formed in 1981. The war lasted from 1812 to 1815. in the year 198Ì c Seasons and months If winter comes can spring be far behind ft s nice here in the summer. June is my favourite month. The elections are in March. the winter of 2002 a marvellous summer D Special times of the year don t enjoy Christmas much. Americans eat turkey at Thanksgiving. ft was a Christmas I ll never forget. E Days of the week I must finish this report by Monday. Monday of next week Our visitors are coming on Friday. Friday of this week I m leaving on the Wednesday before Easter. That s the second Wednesday in April. This happened on a Friday in July. 208 161 Articles in phrases of time We usually go out on Saturday on Saturdays. every Saturday We usually go out on a Saturday. Friday 12 May would be OK but I m busy on the Thursday. the Thursday of that week I ll see you at the weekend. F Parts of the day and night At midday it was very hot. They reached the camp at sunset. We ll be home before dark at night by day night It was a wonderfid sunset. I couldn t see in the dark. in during the day the night the morning the afternoon the evening In phrases of time we normally use these nouns on their own dawn daybreak sunrise midday noon dusk sunset twilight dark nightfall midnight. But we use al an or rhe when we talk about the physical aspect . not being able to see in the dark rather than about the time. G Meals Breakfast is from seven o clock. I had a sandwich for lunch. The breakfast we had al the hotel wasn t very nice. They all had a .