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    article

    I want to know the diffenrence between "a" and "an"
    e.d: a university
    e.d: an orange
    I don't know why? please help me
    thank you very much.


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    Re: article

    You've got to use "a" with words that begin with consonant sound (in pronunciation). For example: a horse, a yacht.

    You've got to use "an" with words that begin with vowel sound (in pronunciation). For example: an hour, an apple.

    I'm not a teacher.

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    Re: article

    The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) section has answers to many questions that have been asked before.



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