1. An American car needs a large amount of gas. That's true but it's on the way to soon not be true.
2. I would like to have a wonderful car. You said it!
I think the n that sticks onto the article a to make the article an has a euphonic origin. Just tell the words aloud or mentally and you right away know whether you have to use a or an. Most often the article a comes begore a word beginning with a consonant whereas the article an comes before a word beginning with a vowel. A car, a window, a honest man,... An American, an interesting book, an evidence,... But sometimes the consonant beginning the word is somehow a false one, it's a consonant but it plays a trick on the beginner, for example the h of the hour is aspirated (*) and you'll say: an hour. (*) they say aspirated even though you never breathe in by saing a h (ha, ha! a h or an h? Guess!) If you hitch a lift, you might get an itch in your thumb, but don't mistake them. But anyway hang in here. I'd like to give you a hitch up, hern6092. AhQ
Thank you for answering, hern6092. Unfortunately I'm nothing but a jack-of-all-trades (a handy versatile person). My surname is Factotum. That's why I do all kinds of works, including helping guys in trouble. I understand that you would like I were an English teacher? Of course! You're right, dude! But I am not. There are not so many teachers here around. Notwithstanding I insist to tell how I'd have written your sentence.
"Thank you for helping me, but I would like you were an English teacher?"
Believe me, until now I never heard anybody say "a English teacher". Say it before writing. An English... flows easier.
However I admit that quirky guys give the life its spice. If everybody were behaving the same standard way, the life wouldn't be worth living. See yah!