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English Determiners

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A determiner is a word that provides information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun phrase or verb phrase in the form of a present participle. A determiner phrase consists of two or more determiners and any p-words functioning as particles.

  • Determiners Are Not Adjectives

    Traditional grammars categorize determiners with either adjectives or pronouns. But determiners are not adjectives. Repeat after me: Determiners are not adjectives....

    Heather JohnsonJanuary 12, 2019
  • English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun phrase...

    Heather JohnsonJune 1, 2018
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonMay 29, 2018
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiner Phrases

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonJune 20, 2014
  • The Numeral in English Grammar

    Belonging to a closed class of words, determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonJune 17, 2014
  • The Quantifier in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonJune 6, 2014
  • The Possessive Interrogative Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonJune 3, 2014
  • The Possessive Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 6, 2014
  • Using Determiner Phrases as Determinatives

    Belonging to a closed class of function words, determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun,...

    Heather JohnsonOctober 23, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Determiners

    Determiners are words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or a verb in the...

    Heather JohnsonOctober 14, 2013
  • The Interrogative Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 27, 2013
  • Using Numerals as Determinatives

    Numerals belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 12, 2013
  • Using Quantifiers as Determinatives

    Quantifiers belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 10, 2013
  • Using Possessive Interrogative Determiners as Determinatives

    Possessive interrogative determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 8, 2013
  • The Demonstrative Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    Heather JohnsonJuly 30, 2013