The indefinite article « a/an » - Free english lesson
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« A/An » are noun determiner.

Generally, « a » is used before the sound-consonants :
[p] a pub ; [b] a bus ; [t] a toast ; [d] a dog ; [ʧ] a child ; [ʤ] a job ; [k] a car ; [g] a garage ; [f] a fire ; [v] a vegetable ; [Ɵ] a thunder ; [s] a snowman ; [z] a zebra ; [ʃ] a shark ; [m] a man ; [n] a name ; [h] a horse ; [l] a leg ; [r] a radish ; [w] a worm / a one-way ticket; [j] a uniform

« an » is used before the sound-vowels (in other words the non sound-consonants) :
[?e] an action
[ɒ] an orange
[e] an heir (In this case « h » is soundless.)


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