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Autor:  João Nobre
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Data:  10/MAR/2013 9:06 PM
Assunto:  In, the, at

Please,are there theories that explain the reasons we have to use “I play the guitar”; “I play the violin”; but in ”I play chess” there is no article?


I mean, the uses of “the”, “in the”; “at”, like: “In the morning”, but “at night”.

Brazilian students find many difficulties to understand those uses. For instance we use to say “Eu gosto de Inglês”, so the tendency is “I like of English”, “I like of Milk” and not “I like English” and “I like Milk”.

Any indication and/or information would be welcome.

João Nobre

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 In, the, at  –  João Nobre  10/MAR/2013, 9:06 PM
In, the, at  –  Marília Gasparini  10/MAR/2013, 9:21 PM
In, the, at  –  PPAULO  10/MAR/2013, 9:44 PM
In, the, at  –  João Nobre  10/MAR/2013, 10:20 PM
In, the, at  –  João Nobre  10/MAR/2013, 10:14 PM
In, the, at  –  Dale-USA  11/MAR/2013, 2:38 AM
In, the, at  –  João Nobre  11/MAR/2013, 11:42 PM

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