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Nouns and the erroneous use of articles

Characteristically, nouns are modified by articles. The modifying articles in English are three, and they are: ‘a’,’ an’ and ‘the’. It is conventional to use any of the articles with count nouns. However, among second-language users, especially, such usage often results in the erroneous deployment of indefinite articles alongside certain nouns that do not attract…

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