When should I use “a” vs “an”?

Questions about IELTSWhen should I use “a” vs “an”?
Huy Quoc Staff asked 3 months ago

The question of “a” vs “an” is always decided by the pronunciation of the word that follows the article. Thus, various geographical regions that have different pronunciation rules may use a different article for the same word.

Words that begin with a vowel sound, such as “apple”, “egg”, or “hour” are preceded by “an”.

All other words, such as “cake”, “pie”, and “user” (which begins with a y sound), are preceded by “a”.

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