Choose words from exercises 4 and 5 for each column. Listen to your teacher pronounce these words. What sound do they start with? Write them in the correct column.
Fill in the correct word in the grammar box below.
How to use articles
If the following noun starts with a sound, we use ‘a’.
e.g. a book, a chair, a unicorn …
a = B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y (the sound), Z
If the following noun starts with a sound, we use ‘an’.
e.g. an umbrella, an hour, an apple …
See p. 61
Write ‘a’ or ‘an’ in front of the following nouns. 1 a computer
6 pencil sharpener
8 pair of scissors
a = A, E, I, O, U
5 orange folder
10 Write ‘a’ or ‘an’. Pay attention to the vowel sound. Your teacher will read the words first.
1 a glue stick 2 pencil
3 old notebook 4 pencil box
5 expensive backpack 6 Chromebook 7 yellow highlighter 8 history book
9 ugly binder 10 English teacher
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