Usages of A and An

Articles

A, An, and The are called Articles.

2 Types: 1. Indefinite Article: A, An

  1. Definite Article: The

Uses of A and An:

  1. Before a consonant A and before a vowel An. ____ Computer. _____ Orange. ……..car. ……………dictionary. ………..book. ……………elephant…………..ideal man. …………. good boy…….long way………..important role.
  2. If H is ha = a, If H is a = an.   _______ Hour.______ honest man.
  3. If U is U = a, If U is a = an. ______ union. ______umbrella. _______unit. ______uncle.
  4. One = a, otherwise an. _____one way road. _____orange. _____one taka note.
  5. ___ Adjective + noun = a/an. ___ important rule.____ rich man.___ popular college.
  6. For abbreviations A/An = as per the pronunciation of the first vowel sound.___ MA. ____BA.
  7. A dozen / hundred / thousand / million books.
  8. A number of/ a lot of/ a few/ a little /a good deal (of)/a good many/ a great many/ an amount of / in a hurry / in a nutshell
  9. Such a/an + (adj) + noun = Such ______ gentle man

Half a/an + (adj) + noun = Half ____ hour.

What a/an + (adj) + noun = What ____ nice pen!

Quite a/an + (adj) + noun = Quite ____ large fish.

Many a/an + (adj) + noun = Many _____ students.

Rather a/an + (adj) + noun = Rather ____ difficult question.

  1. So + adj + a/an + noun = so nice ____ pen.

Too + adj + a/an + noun = too difficult _____ job.

  1. To refer to someone’s profession A/An = He is ______doctor. She is _______nurse.

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