use of articles a, an, the
I am using the printable handout: A,An, or The. How do I explain to my student why correct usage is "a" one-day training course or "An" MA?
Re: use of articles a, an, the
Whether to use 'a' or 'an' depends on the sound of the first letter following the 'a' or 'an', not on whether that letter is a vowel or consonant.
Originally Posted by Nancy Arnold
a one-day training... "one" begins with a 'w' sound, so 'a' is correct.
an MA.... The 'M' is an 'em' sound, so 'an' is correct.
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