Writing Prompt ~ Indefinite Articles Before Adjectives
Writing Prompt: Many English learners understand when to use definite (the) or indefinite (a/an) articles before a noun. When an article and noun are separated by an adjective, however, some learners forget to include the article: I bought new coat. (incorrect) I bought a new coat. (correct) This becomes more confusing when learners have to think about whether to use a/an before the modified noun. When choosing between a/an, look at the word directly after the article. It may be an adjective rather than a noun. If the word directly after the article starts with a vowel sound, use “an”: I bought an awesome coat. If not, use “a”: I bought a cute umbrella. Review the rules about when to use a/an. Then write a description of something amazing that you witnessed or viewed. Include many examples of indefinite article / adjective / noun.
An Inspiring Event