Articles "a/an"

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Articles "a/an" by Mind Map: Articles "a/an"

1. ¿What is this?

1.1. It is a determiner that introduces a noun phrase. a|an are considered indefinite articles and they are used to introduce new concepts into a discourse.

2. Examples

2.1. a boy an apple a car a helicopter an elephant a big elephant an itchy sweater an ugly duck a european a university a unit an hour an honor

3. This video show some examples of the topic.

4. Forms to use the articles

4.1. The article A is used before singular, countable nouns which begin with consonant sounds.

4.2. The article AN is used before singular, countable nouns which begin with vowel sounds.

4.3. Remember that A(AN) means "one" or "a single". You cannot use A(AN) with plural nouns.

4.4. If there is an adjective or an adverb-adjective combination before the noun, A(AN) should agree with the first sound in the adjective or the adverb-adjective combination.

5. By: Ernesto Handal - USLM012117