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A before nouns

A should be used before countable nouns that talk about one person or thing.

 

A man carrying a very big guitar into a shop.

I have a big guitar.

• He is a teacher.
• There is a man reading a book.

Remember: A before countable nouns that talk about one person or thing.
  • Exercise 1

    Remember: A before countable nouns that talk about one person or thing.

    Re-write each sentence CAREFULLY using a where necessary.

    Remember: A before countable nouns that talk about one person or thing.

    Re-write each sentence CAREFULLY using a where necessary.

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    An should be used before nouns that talk about one person or thing, and begin with a vowel sound (a, e, i, o, u). (3:15)

    Using A and An
    A or An are used before nouns to talk about something the listener or reader does not know about. (1:45)

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