Grammar: Articles

We can use articles before nouns.
I saw a lion and an elephant on a safari.
The lion was scary.

How to use them?
We use a and an with singular nouns. We use a before a consonant sound and an before a vowel sound.
I’ve got a pencil and an eraser.

The first time we mention a noun we use a or an. The next time, we use the.

She had a sandwich and an apple for lunch. She didn’t like the sandwich.

We don’t usually use articles for people’s names, countries or meals.
My best friend is called Mai.
Is she from Japan?
They had breakfast at 9:00 a.m.

Complete the following sentences with the correct article.