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Articles (lidwoorden) a and an
First choose the correct answer
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Slide 1: Tekstslide
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In deze les zitten 18 slides, met interactieve quizzen en tekstslides.

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Articles (lidwoorden) a and an
First choose the correct answer

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

This is ---- European car
A
a
B
an

Slide 2 - Quizvraag

You owe me ---- hundred euros.
A
a
B
an

Slide 3 - Quizvraag

We are staying in ---- hotel
A
a
B
an

Slide 4 - Quizvraag

I will be there in --- hour
A
a
B
an

Slide 5 - Quizvraag

He won ------ MTV award last week.
A
a
B
an

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

She went to the hospital for ----- X-ray.
A
a
B
an

Slide 7 - Quizvraag

This is -------- awful car.
A
a
B
an

Slide 8 - Quizvraag

Have you got ----- euro coin for the parking metre?
A
a
B
an

Slide 9 - Quizvraag

He's ----- ex-boyfriend of hers.
A
a
B
an

Slide 10 - Quizvraag

He works as ------ engineer for British rail.
A
a
B
an

Slide 11 - Quizvraag

Is there ---- University in Manchester?
A
a
B
an

Slide 12 - Quizvraag

She is ------ honest person.
A
a
B
an

Slide 13 - Quizvraag

Could you pass me ----- apple?
A
a
B
an

Slide 14 - Quizvraag

He used to be ----- FBI agent.
A
a
B
an

Slide 15 - Quizvraag

------ unicorn does not really exist.
A
a
B
an

Slide 16 - Quizvraag

So when do we use a and an?
"A" -  goes before words that begin with consonants (medeklinkers):
a cat
a dog
a purple onion
a buffalo

"An" - goes before words that begin with vowels (klinkers).
an apricot
an egg
an Indian
an orbit
an uprising

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Exceptions (uitzonderingen)
Use "an" before a silent or unsounded letter like [F] or [H]
an hour
an honest man
an FBI building

Use "A" when the first letter of a a word sounds like a Consonant  [Medeklinker]
a union [J]
a united nation [J]
a European [J]
a one-legged man [W]

Slide 18 - Tekstslide