I teach ESL online through a company which provides materials. One sentence given is
"I have a little brother and little sister."
When I read this aloud to the student, I automatically added "a" little sister. Can anyone tell me if it is ok to drop the second article "a" in the original sentence?
Edited to add: I wonder if there is any US English / British English distinction here? I'm British.
(I've googled this question but can't find any info on it, it's hard to define the problem. But I searched for both sentences in quotes and the one with two articles has about double the number of search results as the original with the missing article.)