My native language is Finnish that doesn't exactly have articles. It has never felt like limitation. This why it has been hard to understand why there is need for the articles. I feel like I'm just using huge amount of time for trying to remember grammar rules. Like when to use articles and when to not while not gaining any benefit from it.
Obviously, I understand that the rules say they must be there (Because I already said so). My question is this:
- What bang do speakers get for their buck in English, for using articles—when so many languages don't have them at all?