Articles a-an

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Articles a-an by Mind Map: Articles a-an

1. Half/quite

1.1. We need half a pound of sugar.

1.2. This is quite a good story.

2. Before phrases of nationality

2.1. Bruce Springsteen is an American.

3. With a noun complement

3.1. He is a good boy.

4. Before phrases of jobs

4.1. My father is a car mechanic.

5. Before phrases of time and measurements (per week/weekly)

5.1. I go on holiday twice a year.

6. Before phrases of time and measurements (per week/weekly)

6.1. Our car can do 220 kilometres an hour.

7. Article "a"

7.1. The indefinite article a is the same for all genders. Use “a”, “and” only with singular nouns

7.2. Examples

7.3. A boy

7.4. A girl

7.5. A cat

8. Article "an"

8.1. Use “an” with words that start with a vowel sound

8.2. Examples

8.3. An orange

8.4. An egg

8.5. An apple