4 A AN Indefinite Articles Exercises

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Hello dear student, today we will focus on improving our English grammar skills, particularly concerning the correct usage of indefinite articles ‘a’ and ‘an’.

It’s important to remember that ‘a’ and ‘an’ are used before singular, countable nouns. ‘A’ is used before words that begin with a consonant sound, while ‘an’ is used before words that begin with a vowel sound.

Now, let’s proceed with our exercises. I assure you that these will help improve your understanding and proficiency in using these articles correctly.


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – Indefinite Articles A and An


a) animal / xxx / elephant / is / large / xxx

An elephant is a large animal.


b) is / xxx / xxx / apple / example / of / fruit / xxx


c) film / xxx / is / thriller / it / action / xxx / or / ?


d) xxx / person / you / generous / very / are


e) xxx / day / is / beautiful / it / today / for / picnic / xxx / !


f) job / is / xxx / hard / being / teacher / xxx / !


g) actor / xxx / excellent / is / he / !


h) car / fast / is / Ferrari / xxx / xxx / very / !


i) doctor / xxx / good / be / you / will / !


j) building / is / this / skyscraper / xxx / ?


k) do / you / house / in / live / xxx / large / or / small / xxx / one?


l) this / is / umbrella / ? / xxx


2) Fix Grammatical Errors – Indefinite Articles A and An Exercises


a) I have a elephante.

I have an elephant.


b) She are a excellent teacher.


c) He is a actors.


d) This are an cat.


e) I wana a apple.


f) I saw an unicorn in mine dream.


g) She have a amazing ideia.


h) He is a honest mam.


i) Can I has a egg?


j) She bougth an car.


k) He is a Europeam men.


l) I saw an big animals.


3) Practice your Vocabulary Completing the Sentences


a) I want xx be xx actor when I xxxw up.

I want to be an actor when I grow up.


b) She is xx engineer.


c) He xx x pilot.


d) Can I xxxx xx orange?


e) It xx x sunny day.


f) She xxx xx elephant xx the zoo.


g) He has xx umbrxxxx.


h) I want to xxx x car.


i) It is xx honor to xxxx you.


j) You xxxx xx interesting idea.


k) He is x university xxxxxxt.


l) It xx x useful tool.


4) About Indefinite Articles A and An, Write the Obvious Questions to the Answers


a) I saw an elephant at the zoo. (What…)

What did you see at the zoo?


b) She wants to be a doctor. (What...)


c) He bought an apple. (What...)


d) I have a good idea. (What...)


e) She saw a film yesterday. (What...)


f) He is a student. (What...)


g) It's an umbrella. (What...)


h) They are in a park. (Where...)


i) It's a beautiful day. (What...)


j) I'm reading a book. (What...)


k) She is an engineer. (What...)


l) He is eating an apple. (What...)


Fantastic job! You’ve done wonderfully on the exercises, and I hope this has helped to clarify when and how to use the indefinite articles in English.

Practice is key to mastering any language, so keep practicing these activities and look for opportunities to use ‘a’ and ‘an’ in your everyday English conversations.

Don’t forget, ‘a’ before consonant sounds and ‘an’ before vowel sounds. Thank you for your effort and dedication. Keep up the good work, and I look forward to our next lesson.


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