Applications and rules for indefinite articles

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1. Article A

1.1. When the word begins with a consonant you must use 'A'.

1.1.1. I have a pencil

1.1.2. I would like a green apple

2. More example

2.1. He buys a computer

2.2. I will have a hamburger for lunch

3. Excepction

3.1. Nevertheless, with this rule there is an exception. If you are using a word with a mute 'h', since 'honourable' or 'honest' then you have to use 'a'. Therefore, it would be:

3.1.1. An honourable woman

3.1.2. An honest

4. Article An

4.1. When the word begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u), then you should use 'a', it sounds better and it sounds more appropriate to say it.

4.1.1. Example

4.1.1.1. There ir an elephant in the park

4.1.1.2. Nancy has an umbrella.

5. More examples

5.1. Do you want an apple?

5.2. I have an orange pencil

6. Excepction

6.1. When the 'u' has the same sound as the 'y' in "you", or the 'o' has the same sound as the 'w' in "won" then you must use 'a'.

6.1.1. a one-leged man

6.1.2. a European trip