Vowels & Consonants
A, E, I, O and U are vowels.
Vowels are letters that make a sound without the mouth or throat closing.
We would use ‘a’ if the following word began with a consonant.
We would use ‘an’ if the following word began with a vowel.
Remember, beware exceptions to the rules.
When deciding whether to use ‘a’ or ‘an’, the decision is made based on the sound of the letter.
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The letter ‘h’ makes a different sound in these words, so we choose our article accordingly.
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