an assistant storekeeper.

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1) An assistant storekeeper.
2) A assistant storekeeper.

Dear teachers, please teach me which sentence is correct.

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Do you know the rule for this? What is your best guess?
 

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Neither phrase is a sentence.
 

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Do you know the rule for this? What is your best guess?

Thank you.

The rule is a,e,i,o and u.

an assistant storekeeper.
an egg.
an orange.

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He is an assistant storekeeper.
 

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Yes, that is exactly right. You use 'an' if the following sound is a vowel sound.
Remember, though, it is the sound, not the letter:
"An uncle", but "a university" since 'university' begins with 'y' sound.
 

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Yes, that is exactly right. You use 'an' if the following sound is a vowel sound.
Remember, though, it is the sound, not the letter:
"An uncle", but "a university" since 'university' begins with 'y' sound.

Thank you. I am happy I have good teacher here.

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And you can add a European to the list of consonant sounds.
 
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