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  1. 1. A or An?
  2. 2. First, lets study the rules: <ul><li>A and An are articles, they are used with singular nouns. </li></ul><ul><li>A and An = 1 </li></ul><ul><li>For example: a book = 1 book </li></ul><ul><li>an apple = 1 apple </li></ul><ul><li>But how do we know when to use a and when to use an? </li></ul><ul><li>It’s simple: </li></ul><ul><li>Use A with words that begin with a : </li></ul><ul><li>a c at /k/ a h ouse /h/ a u niverse /y/ a b all /b/ </li></ul><ul><li>Use An with words that begin with a : </li></ul><ul><li>an a pe /e/ an h our /a/ an i njection /i/ an u gly man / Λ / </li></ul>consonant sound vowel sound
  3. 3. Is it a or an ? car book apple star eraser house hour ring umbrella pencil ear unicorn year lime A A An A An A An A An A An A A A
  4. 4. Are you ready for another set?
  5. 5. Is it a or an ? cat elephant monkey ice-cream cone envelope flower united team butterfly truck airplane engineer bat M.B.A. igloo A An A An An A A A A An An A An An
  6. 6. Complete these sentences: <ul><li>I saw _____ truck drive by the house. </li></ul><ul><li>My mom bought _____ car today. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you lend me _____ eraser, please? </li></ul><ul><li>We didn’t find _____ nice gift for dad. </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll eat in about _____ hour. </li></ul><ul><li>I found _____ umbrella on _____ bench in the park. </li></ul><ul><li>_____ horse with _____ enchanted horn, is called _____ unicorn. </li></ul>a a an a an an a A an a
  7. 7. Good Job!