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A/ An …

‘A’ is used to refer to one item/ thing/ person etc.

 

  • I work as a teacher in a primary school.

  • Leanne does not have a

  • All the houses on sale have a garden.

  • Come and sit down with us for a cup of tea.

  • A dog needs to be fed twice a

  • You need a healthy and a balanced diet.

 

The word ‘an’ is used to precede words beginning with a/ e/ I/ o/ u (vowels)

 

  • An enjoyable experience

  • John said he had such an uneventful day at work today

  • Would you like an apple pie or a blueberry pie?

  • Why is there an enormous parcel still left in the kitchen?

 

You can also use the word another when asking for something that has previously been asked for…

 

  • May I please have another piece of cake

  • I wouldn’t mind another slice of cake.

  • Grandma would not mind another bottle of perfume

  • I wish I had another pair of trainers

 

When describing what an item/ thing/ person is, we used a/ an

 

  • The earth is a plant

  • A cockroach is an insect

  • My mother is an American and my father is Spanish.

  • Buckingham palace is a popular tourist site in London

  • My neighbour is such a kind women

 

In addition, a/ an is used for jobs/ professions…

 

  • I am a teacher

  • I am an optician

  • I am a policeman

  • I am an engineer

 

A/An…   Exercises


For the following statements, write in ‘A’ or ‘An.’

 

  1. …………………… big tree

  2. …………………… Umbrella

  3. …………………… beautiful day

  4. …………………… disaster

  5. …………………… antelope

  6. …………………… busy day

  7. …………………… instrument

  8. …………………… amazing experience

  9. …………………… charity day

  10. …………………… big task

 

 

Complete these sentences to describe what these items/ things are

 

  1. Football is ……………a game…………… (Example Answer)…………………………………………………………………………

  2. The moon is ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  3. An orchid is ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  4. Mount Everest is ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  5. A violin is ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  6. A strawberry is ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

 

Using the pronouns a/an, create your own sentences. Challenge yourself by adding extra information and opinions in the sentences to make them more detailed.

 

  1. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  2. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  3. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

  4. …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

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