When to use articles

NicoleB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

When to use articles

Hi,

In the translated text above, these terms all get the articles, however, in the test, they all don't.

i.e.:la astronomía, y en las matemáticas. También, trabajaron en la agricultura y el comercio"

in the test, it corrected me, so I'm a bit confused:

Could you please let me know when you can/cannot use the article "le,la,las" etc in front of these: 

The test examples: 

Kwizbot Los aztecas destacaron en astronomía,

You Los aztecas destacan en la astronomía,

You could also say: Los aztecas destacaron en la astronomía, 

Kwizbot También, trabajaron en la agricultura

You También, trabajaron en agricultura

[note: here I dropped the article and it didn't correct me]

Well done! and in mathematics.

Your answer matched mine: y en matemáticas.

Thank you for your help and have a great day!

Nicole

Asked 4 years ago
JeraldC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Four years later, and still no answer to this question.  I had the same questions. It appears to me using various online resources, grammar correcting sites, and ChatGPT that the use of articles is optional in some of these situations. It is not clear at all when they HAVE to be used. But if in doubt, it will be the opposite of whatever I write or say!

When to use articles

Hi,

In the translated text above, these terms all get the articles, however, in the test, they all don't.

i.e.:la astronomía, y en las matemáticas. También, trabajaron en la agricultura y el comercio"

in the test, it corrected me, so I'm a bit confused:

Could you please let me know when you can/cannot use the article "le,la,las" etc in front of these: 

The test examples: 

Kwizbot Los aztecas destacaron en astronomía,

You Los aztecas destacan en la astronomía,

You could also say: Los aztecas destacaron en la astronomía, 

Kwizbot También, trabajaron en la agricultura

You También, trabajaron en agricultura

[note: here I dropped the article and it didn't correct me]

Well done! and in mathematics.

Your answer matched mine: y en matemáticas.

Thank you for your help and have a great day!

Nicole

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