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INDEFINITE ARTICLE A / AN Use 'a‘ before a singular noun starting with a consonant or sound of a consonant (letters that are not vowels) Examples: A boy A car A house
Use 'an' before a singular noun starting with a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) or sound of a vowel. The only exception to this rule are the words starting with "u" and this is pronounced /iu/ and not /Λ/, /u/ o /u:/. An apple An orange An architect
We use the indefinite article when we speak about jobs or professions. In Spanish we never use the indefinite article in this context, so watch out and do not forget to use them in English! Example I am a teacher He is an engineer She is an assistant
EXERCISE 1 Look at the pictures and complete the sentences with a or an and an occupation. 1. Judy Bennett is________________________ 2. Johnny Cruise is___________ 3. Belinda is____________________________ 4. Gary Fulton is _____________ 5. Matt Grant is _______________ 6. Lucy is __________________
WRITE THE CORRECT WORD UNDER EACH PICTURE. WHAT DO THESE PEOPLE DO?
Are these sentences correct ( ✓ ) or wrong ( ✗ )? Correct the sentences that are wrong. Is Norman a banker? ✓ Adam is a electrician. ✗ 1 Lawrence is musician.__________________________________ 2 Are you an dentist?____________________________________ 3 She is architect. _______________________________________ 4 Kevin is a pilot. _______________________________________ 5 Is Martin a actor?______________________________________ 6 Is she an inspector?____________________________________ Choose the correct word. 1. (This / It ) is Heather. Her last name 2 (is / are) Bell. 3. (He / She) is 4.( a / an)optician. She is 5. (I / my ) friend. I am 6. (a / an) dancer. Heather is 7. (from / to)Australia and 8. (I / my) am from Canada.