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IMHO, une is an indefinite article in French, so its correspondence in English is a/an. Could you please elaborate on how the sentence Il y a une touriste devant le musée is translated as There’s a tourist in front of the museum, but not There’s a tourist in front of a museum?

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    Un/une are the indefinte articles, le/la/les are the definite articles. Une touristea tourist; le muséethe museum. In this sentence, the English indefinite and definite articles correspond exactly with the French ones. Could you explain why you are confused? – Peter Shor Jul 15 at 10:05
  • Oh my bad @PeterShor. Please post your comment as answer to remove this question from the answered list. – LAD Jul 15 at 10:06
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Un/une are the indefinte articles, le/la/les are the definite articles.

Une touristea tourist; le muséethe museum.

In this sentence, the English indefinite and definite articles correspond exactly with the French ones (which is often not the case). Could you explain why you are confused?

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