Daily Grammar

A vs. An

Use the article an before a word beginning with a vowel (a,e,i,o,u) or a vowel sound (words beginning with a silent h as heir, hour).  Words that start with eu or u that are pronounced with a long u or pronounced like "you" use the article a before them. 

   an egg
   an hour
   an orange
   an idea
   a house
   a mouse
   a river
   a boy
   a ukulele
   a eucalyptus tree

Instructions: Use the correct article before the following words.

1. (a, an) girl

a girl

2. (a, an) man

a man

3. (a, an) horse

a horse

4. (a, an) apple

an apple

5. (a, an) honor

an honor

6. (a, an) restaurant

a restaurant

7. (a, an) industry

an industry

8. (a, an) eye

an eye

9. (a, an) car

a car

10. (a, an) flower

a flower

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