OTHER : We use it to refer to an additional thing or person. ANOTHER : We use it to emphasize that someting is additional to an existing number or quantity. So , WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
The noun they go with ANOTHER is used with SINGULAR nouns and with NUMBERS followed by plural nouns.
E.g. Pride and Prejudice is a very well-known book by Jane Austen. Another very popular novel is Sense and Sensibility . SINGULAR NOUN
E.g. We’ve been waiting for more than an hour and now they’ve told us that we’ll have to wait for another two hours ! I hate airports! NUMBER + PLURAL NOUN
E.g. Hamlet and Macbeth are excellent plays by Shakespeare. Other works by the same author are the popular drama Romeo and Juliet and the hilarious play Mucho Ado About Nothing PLURAL NOUN
Your turn : 1- A: Would you like __________ coffee, sir? B: No thanks, I’ve already had two today. 2- I’d like __________ chance to take the exam. 3- Take the job! You won’t have any ________ offers as good as this one. 4- The Departed is a thrilling movie. ________ exciting movies are Inception and Law Abiding Citizen
5- A: What does she want for her birthday? shoes maybe? B: Well, she’s got plenty, but I’m sure she won’t mind having ________ pair. 6- With this option you’ll visit Rome and its surroundings. _______ activities include a two days trip to Florence and a visit to Pisa. 7- I’d like to buy _________ laptop. Mine is already 5 years old. 8- Have you thought of _________ places you’d like to go on your vacation?