'a' and 'an' what's the difference.

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The answer is ‘an’ because ‘hour’ starts with a vowel sound. In English classes many students are told that they use ‘a’ if the noun starts with a consonant and ‘an’ if the noun starts with a vowel. However, as this example shows, it is about the sound- not simply the letter.


Put ‘a’ or ‘an’ in the space.

  1. _____ book.
  2. ______ apple.
  3. ____ university.
  4. _____ european.










1. a
2. an
3. a
4. a










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