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Autor:  Nan
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  06/MAR/2009 7:57 PM
Assunto:  indef artic
Mensagem:   [ My English grammar manual says, "Don't use singular countable nouns alone, without an article or other determiner." But it won't disclose why or when it takes an a/an. ]

Well, if you said 'i am student', it would suggest that your proper name is student.

when = all cases

why = to avoid confusion with proper names

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Is it correct?  –  Amira  06/MAR/2009, 10:06 AM
Eu sou estudante  –  Márcio Farias  06/MAR/2009, 11:59 AM
Eu sou estudante  –  Amira  06/MAR/2009, 6:09 PM
 indef artic  –  Nan  06/MAR/2009, 7:57 PM
Student ist ein Scholar  –  Márcio Farias  06/MAR/2009, 8:26 PM
Is it correct?  –  Dale/CR  06/MAR/2009, 8:28 PM
Is it correct?  –  Márcio Farias  06/MAR/2009, 8:44 PM

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