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Most other regions have the. the West the Middle East the Riviera the Midlands

Phrases with of have the. the South of France


 


D Hills and mountains

Most are without the.

She climbed (Mount) Everest.down North Hill


Hill ranges and mountain ranges have the.skiing in the Alpsover the Rockies


 


E Lakes, oceans, seas, rivers and canals

Only lakes are without the.near Lake Michiganbeside Coniston Water


Seas, oceans, rivers and canals have the. the Mediterranean (Sea) across the Atlantic (Ocean) the (River) Thames the Suez Canal


F Cities, towns, suburbs and villages

Most are without the.

Harehills is a suburb of Leeds. Houston is west of New Orleans. We live in North London.

G Roads, streets, squares and parks


Exceptions are The Hague and The Bronx. Note also the West End (of London).


 


Most are without the.along Morden Road in Church Street on Fifth Avenue near Berkeley Square through Central Park

Bridges

Most are without the.over Tower Bridge on Brooklyn Bridge


There are a few exceptions.

the High Street The Avenue

The Strand The Mall Main roads and numbered roads have the.

the Bath road (= the road to Bath)

the A5 the M6 (motorway)

But there are many exceptions. across the Golden Gate Bridge the Severn Bridge(= the bridge over the River Severn)


 


Stations and airports; important buildings

We do not use thewith most stations and airports; with religious, educational and official buildings or with palaces and houses.

to Waterloo (Station)

at Orly (Airport)

near St Mary's Church

Merton College Norwich Museum

Lambeth Palace Ashdown House


Exceptions are names with of or with a noun (science) or adjective (open).

at the University of York

in the Palace of Westminster

the Science Museum

the Open University

past the White House


Theatres, cinemas, hotels, galleries and centres


A possessive form ('s) is without the.

St Martin's (Theatre)

at Durrant's (Hotel) In the US, names with centerare without the.

near Lincoln Center


But usually theatres, cinemas, etc have the.at the Globe (Theatre) the Plaza (Cinema) outside the Dorchester (Hotel) in the Tate (Gallery) the Brunei shopping centre


 


K Shops and restaurants

Most shops and restaurants are without the.shopping at Bloomingdale's at Matilda's Restaurant


Names with a noun (body, studio) often have the.at the Body Shop The Studio Cafe


90 Exercises


1 Place names and the (B-F)

How much do you know about geography? Put in these names: Andes, Brussels, Irish Republic, Italy, Lake Michigan, River Nile, North, Pennsylvania, Tasmania, United Kingdom, West Indies Decide if you need the.

? Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania.

? Dublin is in the Irish Republic.

 

1 Chicago lies on the shore of.......................

2 Sicily is a part of.......................

 

3 ................... are a mountain range in South America.

4 .is England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

5 .................... is an island to the south of Australia.

6 Jamaica is an island in.................

7 .. flows through Egypt.

8 .................... is the capital of Belgium.

9 Manchester is in..................... of England.

2 Roads, buildings, etc (E-J)

Complete these sentences from a guide to London. Put in the words and decide if you need the.

? The train to Paris leaves from Waterloo Station (Waterloo Station).

? The National Theatre (National Theatre) is south of the river.

 

1 You can take a trip by boat along.................... (Thames).

2 The Serpentine is a lake in......................

(Hyde Park).

3 You can get to..................... (Heathrow Airport) by underground.

4 Nelson's Column is in...................... (Trafalgar Square).

5 Walk a little way along.................... (Westminster Bridge).

6 From there you get a view of..................... (Houses of Parliament).

7 The Queen lives at .................... (Buckingham Palace).

8 Earl's Court is in....................... (West London).

9 .................... (Ml motorway) goes north from London.

10 ................... (Ritz) is a very elegant hotel.

3 Roads, buildings, etc (F-K)

Complete the conversation. Put in the words and decide if you need the.

Sarah: We've just been to (>)the States (States) -to (1)........... (NewYork).

Claire: Oh, really? I was there at Christmas. Were you on holiday?

Sarah: Yes, and we really needed a break. It was wonderful. We saw

(2) ...................... (Statue of Liberty), and we walked in

(3).......................

(Central Park). We did all the sights. We spent a da] m

(4).............................. (Metropolitan Museum of Art).

And we walked along (5)....................... (Broadway) and around

(6)....................... (Macy's) department store.

Claire: Where did you stay?

Sarah: In a small hotel near (7) ...................... (Washington Square), not far from

(8) ........................ (New York University).

Claire: Last time I was there I stayed at (9)....................... (Paramount). It's a nice hotel I

close to (10) ..................... (Broadway).


 


4 Roads, buildings, etc (I-J)

A woman is asking Trevor the way. Put in the words and decide if you need the.

Woman: Excuse me, can you tell me the way to (►)Millthorpe Station (Millthorpe Station)?

Trevor: Yes, go along here and turn left by (1) (Little Theatre) opposite a

building called (2) ............... (Kingston House).

The road is (3)................ (Wood Lane).

Go along there, straight across (4) (High Street),

past (5) (Royal Hotel), and you'll see the station in front of you.

Woman: Thank you very much.

5 Roads, buildings, etc (G-K)

Look at the addresses and write the sentences.

Useful addresses for visitors to Seaport

Seaport Bus Station, Queen's Road King Edward College, College Road

Grand Theatre, George Street St John's Church, South Street

Odeon Cinema, The Avenue Webster's department store, High Street

Clarendon Art Gallery, Newton Lane Bristol Hotel, Westville Way

► Seaport Bus Station is in Queen's Road.

1 The Grand Theatre..................................

2 ..

3 ..

4. .

5. .

6 .

7 .

6 Place names and the (B-K)

Write the headlines of the articles in this month's edition of'Holiday', a travel magazine.

? walk / along / Princes Street A walk along Princes Street

? holiday / in / Bahamas A holiday in the Bahamas

 

1 day / at / Blenheim Palace

2 train journey / in / North Wales

3 tour / of / White House

4 beach / on / Riviera

5 shopping trip / to / Harrods

6 small town / in / France

7 trip / across / Severn Bridge

8 walk / around / Lake Windermere

9 visit / to / Tower Bridge

10 journey / across / Rockies

11 look / around / National Gallery

12 boat trip / along / Oxford Canal


TEST 15 A/anand the(Units 83-90)


 :So and such (C)  :This, that, these and those
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