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    May i say "children were given an essay on the theme "my last holidays in nature" for homework" or it is grammatically incorrect? I have a big problem with articles. please help me! Thanks in advance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meiram View Post
    May i say "children were given an essay on the theme "my last holidays in nature" for homework" or it is grammatically incorrect? I have a big problem with articles. please help me! Thanks in advance.
    What does "in nature" refer to?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Meiram View Post
    May i say "Children were given an essay on the theme 'My Last Holidays in Nature' for homework" or it is grammatically incorrect? I have a big problem with articles. Please help me! Thanks in advance.
    The essay title, "My last holidays in nature" should have at least the first word capitalised.
    Also, note that you should alternate double and single quotes. Otherwise you're quoting, "children were given an essay on the theme " and " for homework".
    Otherwise it sounds OK to me.

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    'In (the) nature' is the equivalent in many languages of the English 'in the country/mountains', 'in the great outdoors', 'at the seaside' or some similar expression.

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