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Indefinite Articles by Mind Map: Indefinite Articles

1. Cuando usar "a" y "an"

2. However, with this rule there is an exception. If you are using a word with a silent "h", such as "honorable" or "honest" then you have to use "An".

3. Article An

4. When the word begins with a vowel you must use "An"

5. Article A

6. When the word begins with a consonant you must use "A" Yes.

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8. Example

9. unfortunately, there are also some exceptions to this rule. 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".

10. Example : 1)"a one-legged man" 2) "a european trip"

11. Example : 1) an honourable man 2) an honest mistake

12. it serves to indicate some individual of any class, species or gender without particularizing it. With the expression "A dog bit him" denotes the species to which the animal belongs; but it does not point out which dog was.

13. Rules to use a and an

14. When to use articles in English a and an : A) When the word begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u), then you should use 'an', it sounds better and it sounds more appropriate to say it. B) When the word begins with a consonant you must use 'a'.