Article A/AN

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1. I used A: Before a word that starts with a consonant (b, c, d, f ...)

1.1. It’s important to note that not all nouns that begin with a consonant begin with the consonant sound. Always trust the sound, not the letter when applying the a vs. an rule. Remember, it’s about pronunciation. Consider the examples below:

1.2. Example:

1.2.1. An honor

1.2.2. An hour

2. Use AN: Before a word that starts with a vowel (a,e,i,o y u)

2.1. Likewise, there are some nouns beginning with a consonant that makes a vowel sound. In these cases, the indefinite article a should be used:

2.2. Example: a university a one-eyed pirate

2.3. A university

3. Video de article a or an