Indefinite article in English - "a" and "an"

In this English lesson, you will learn how to use the indefinite article (a, an) Dans ce cours, vous allez apprendre l'article indéfini en anglais. “a”, “an” and “the” are articles. They are types of determiners and they modify nouns. “a” and “an” are indefinite articles. This means "not specific" so they refer to non-specific instances of a noun. The most common use is when it is the first time we refer to an instance of a noun. In this video lesson, I explain the grammar rules and all of the other situations of when to use indefinite articles. There are some grammar exercises at the end of the lesson. Private English lessons & speaking practice: Other videos: Grammar lessons: Countable and uncountable nouns: Listening exercises: Vocabulary videos: Andrew, Crown Academy of EnglishPhoto credits: "Schoolboy Showing Pointing Up" Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Smiling Student Holding His Books” Image courtesy of imagerymajestic | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Happy Businesswoman Isolated On White” Image courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Confident Young Army Man” byImage courtesy of stockimages | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Young Man Brushing Teeth” Image courtesy of artur84 | FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Beautiful Woman Looking Surprised” Image courtesy of anankkml | FreeDigitalPhotos.net "Teenager Girl With Opened Notebook" Image courtesy of imagerymajestic | FreeDigitalPhotos.net "Business Women Pointing" Image courtesy of photostock | FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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What about : Yesterday, Mark watched __ action film. by the way the answer is "A".
Can i say im going to the Hilton hotel
Why a is used before determiner like little, few, lot of,amount of?
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It helped me a lot thank you but can u speak a little faster i think it's abit too slow
I cant find definite article please help me 🙏
In your openion is this sentence true or false Tradition means things from the past
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Thank you Mr. Andrew for your 👍 lesson, and it's very important for us to know the roles in English grammar
Hello Andrew!! I loved your English videos.  They are excellent in term of well explanation and a lot of examples.  I wish you with great health and luck!! By the way, in this video, I would like to learn how to read the phonetic alphabet (ˈziːroʊ/).  Would you please lead me to a correct path?  I googled but very tedious by reading through all the details. Greatly appreciated all your hard works!!
Please guide me about article THE. REGARDS KIRTI
I love your lessons Andrew.Your examples and explanations are very useful and help me when I need to explain to my students. Thank you.
Thank you for the lesson..I have a question. When I say I have a pen do I have to say a as /eɪ/ all the time? When natives say this it sounds like a light a to me...
Any difficult subject can be taught ,with a methodical  approach, which you do best.Thank you ,with  worm feelings .
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Hello Sir, I've a question? Oxford learners online dictionary meaning for the word "Pulp" [singular, uncountable]a soft wet substance that is made especially by crushing something. Example sentences: Cook the fruit gently until it forms a pulp. Mash the beans to a pulp.His face had been beaten to a pulp (= very badly beaten). Reduce the berries to a pulp. Can somebody explain why there is an indefinite article before the word pulp and also what is the meaning of [singular, uncountable] noun in the example sentences Cook the fruit gently until it forms a pulp. [a pulp = a cup of pulp or a mass of pulp?] I mean 'a pulp' is a contraction for 'a mass of pulp'? Dictionary markings with [Singular, Uncountable], can we use a/an before the noun? Thanks for your videos, it is very useful. Thanks in advance. Ranjith P V
Very good teaching, I am very difficult in English One of my dreams one day to speak good English thank you so much for tiching
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Andrew what specific mean ?
Good one. I want to learn about the definite article ...where not to be use?
My example is; Benedict Cumberbatch is an awesome actor for his character in the movie the imitation game, it's correctly this phrase??, cheers Andrew
Dear prof. Andrew, I should like to see your speaking about "The ‘Schwa". Would it be possible? Thank you, Prof. Andrea
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One of the basic interesting grammar english thank you dear Andrew ibra from Algeria again :-)
Andrew, Thanks for the lesson! 1)If I get it right, an expression "What an honor" (I've heard that in an American TV show) will be incorrect, since the word 'honor' is uncountable.Does this rule stay strong in spoken English?Doesn't it sound weird for native speakers to say 'what honor'? Is it a general rule for both British and American English? 2)In the following sentence: 'Both of them entered college after finishing high school' there is no article before 'college'.Would you explain me why?I put an indefinite article 'a' and it turned out to be incorrect. Sorry for weighting you down with my questions, but your explanations are very definite and clear, so I hope you'll help!
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Hello teacher l must to improv( have been) Has have had been) And so on please send me that lesson
This lesson is very helpful for me! And I have one question. I want to know how to use 'which'. Where can I find it? (I'm so sorry my english is very poor...)
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You are a wonderful man, I am learning much from of your videos. Tank you very much :)
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Namaste Sir, Here I've three questions for you. Please answer them to make me clear. 1. In this video you've used a sentence (after 16:00) "Andrew is an English teacher.". I think this sentence is wrong as because I've read in a book that "English teacher" is wrong, instead of this the correct usage is "teacher of English". Am I right? or you've used it correctly. Please explain. 2. As you have explained that for exclamations we use articles "a/an" for example "What a surprise!". Here I've a confusion. Before asking this I say sorry in advance as I'm using this sentence without any wrong intention. Very commonly we use an expression "What the fc#k!", here we use definite article "the". Is it correct or as per your explanation this sentence should be correct "What a fc#k!". Please clarify which one is correct? 3. At last I request you to make a wonderful lecture about the definite article "the". :-) Thanks in advance. :-) Warm Regards, Rajat Soni
I always thank you teacher I have a question 1) I go bathroom 2) I go to bathroom 3) I go to the bathroom Are these sentences all grammatically correct? If these are, Can you explain me an obvious distinction between these three?
?Sorry Sir, When we use thequestions{Have you finished ? and ,Are you finished? and,Do you finished
Thank you Andrew for all these great lessons. May you do a grammar lesson about uses and differences between Present Perfect Continuous Tense and Past Perfect Continuous Tense ? Would it be possible? Thanks for everything
First thank you mester Andrew for your useful lessons.i have a request can you give us lesson about the article (the) in details
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Excellent lesson. When l makeing mistike in my speakingor writing. is native english speaker can understand what l whant to ask them. l improving every day with you but l must have more time because l stiil learning Thanks Mister Andrew. l know l made mistike but most important l improving each day
I love your videos! It would be amazing if you could explain the Passive and Active Voice, in my english course we're a mess with that.
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What a wonderful lesson! Thank you Andrew.
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Good job ANDREW THANKS FOR THE LESSON
Hello Andrew ..... How are you today ??? I hope you r well do you remember me .. hhhhh ,,I'm Yasser , from Iraq today I need your help in this question >>my question is about the definite article'' THE ''. Q\ what is the difference between these sentences ??? 1- Selma and Zainab watch the TV twice a week.(with ''The '' ) and 2- Selma and Zainab watch TV twice a week .( without '' The '' ) ______________________________________________________________My friend told me \\ the first sentence is wrong ,,,we can't say(( the TV )) but I said\\\ No , I don't think so . I think we Can ... I think so because'' TV ''is shortcut form or abbreviated form toTelevision . and the second reason is , I talked about something is known .or specific object __________________________________ so >> what do you think .Am I right ? I mvery confused ,,,,,,,,,,,please Help me .Andrew Peace
What a fantastic video lesson, Andrew... ! Thanks a lot for posting... ! :-)
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Thank you because you speak slow, perfect pronunciaton and I can catch how to pronounce some word, do you underestand me?. Thank you Andrew...Carmencita.
Hi Andrew,thank you for the lesson,i love your lessons and i think that is important the correct use of "the", "a" and "an".
Why we say a vowel sound and which of uses u mentioned can we put that?
Its very clear and well explained sir! ..great job!
Thank you Andrew. Your explanations are reallyhelping.
David is a director of microsoft . ( Microsoft had several directors . David is one of those directors . ) David is the person not Mark sorry Mr. Andrew to recorrect your sentence:)
Hello teacher How are you. l must to improv sentences where use insted l was l have been for example l was in Germany and where is diffrenc l have been in Germany. Did you watch the game England against Estonia? We had played against Albania in Tirana and there we had win 2-0 l felt so happy and excited. But yesterday we lost Serbia 1 Portugal 2 and l wasn't so happy but our team improv and getting better of yes Lazar Marković is injured and he didn't play to us. This week l must to learn English a lot of course with your lesson. See you
But why the word advice isn't an countable noun!??
Thank you Andrew
Thank you Andrew. I am always watching your video and it help me a lot with my english.

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Indefinite article in English - "a" and "an"