a/an – Exceptions to the Rule


Rule: Use “a” before words that begin with a CONSONANT SOUND and “an” before words that begin with a VOWEL SOUND.

Richard Carrigan, MSE

Richard Carrigan has been an educator for over 30 years and a filmmaker for the past ten years. He has experience teaching English as a Second Language in Asia and teaching university students in the United States. He earned his undergraduate degree from Loma Linda University and his graduate degree from Shenandoah University.