The Definite Article, ‘The’: The Most Frequently Used Word in World’s Englishes
Research Journal of English Language and Literature, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2014
4 Pages Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Date Written: September 14, 2014
This paper will highlight on the most frequently used word in the English language of the World. We have many varieties of English language in the world now. There are words which have been used more frequently in all these varieties. Based on the conducted surveys, it is found that the word, ‘the’, is used most frequently in all these varieties. This paper will describe about the most frequently used word, ‘the’.
Keywords: definite article, frequency, function words, content words
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