We do not use the with (with the names of (streets (Oxford Street but The…
uncountable and plural countable nouns when we talk about something in general
Koalas live in Australia
with the names of
streets (Oxford Street but The High Street)
parks (Hyde Park)
bridges (London Bridge)
countries (Brazil but The Netherlands)
stations (Charing Cross Station)
lakes (Lake Geneva)
two-word names when the first is the name of a person or place (Heathrow Airport)
celebrations (Mardi Gras)
sports/games (tennis, chess)
languages (when they are not followed by the word lnaguage)
the words school, college, church, bed, court, hospital, prison, university, home
Jim is in hospital.
We went to the hospital to visit him.
the words this/that/these/those
possessive adjectivties or the possessive case (that isn
t my house - it
means of transport (by bus/train) Are you travelling to Paris by train?