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Use of the article "a" #1 (permalink) Mon Oct 16, 2006 3:29 am   Use of the article "a"
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #43 "Basic English Grammar", question 8

She is ......... athlete.

(a) good
(b) well
(c) a
(d) an

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #43 "Basic English Grammar", answer 8

She is an athlete.

Correct answer: (d) an
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Use of the article "a" #2 (permalink) Mon Oct 16, 2006 4:00 am   Use of the article "a"
 

'She is a good athlete.' would be correct.
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Use of the article "a" #3 (permalink) Wed Oct 18, 2006 22:38 pm   Use of the article "a"
 

canadian45 wrote:
'She is a good athlete.' would be correct.


Explanation would be that an article follows an adjective, not a noun.

She is an athlete. >>>>Follow the noun "athlete".

Or, she is a good athlete.>>>>>>>Follows the adjective not the noun.

E.G.
He is an unsung hero.
He is a hero.
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