We can use the at the beginning of a noun phrase. The form of the never changes: it is the same for singular, plural and mass nouns. This lesson tells you when to use it.
It was a terrible journey. The plane was very crowded.
(The plane that I travelled on.)
We had a lovely holiday. The weather was wonderful and so was the food.
(The weather and the food on holiday.)
When I got home, I went into the living room and turned on the TV.
(The room and the TV in my house.)
The government is increasing taxes again.
The stores in Manulife Place are rather expensive.
I saw her on the Friday before last.
It was the second time he had been there.
The history of your country is very interesting.
She plays the piano beautifully.
NOTICE: The, or a/ an/ some/ any, or nothing at all? (Lesson 54)