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Proximal Demonstratives

Proximal Demonstratives - are used to when things being mentioned are very close to the speaker.

This - is used when something or someone is singular.

  • This is a really good book.
  • This is my son.
  • This is not my house.
  • This food is so good.
  • Is this your car?
  • Is this the street?

These - is used when something or someone is plural.

  • These are really good books.
  • These are my children.
  • These are not my clothes.
  • These are not my dishes.
  • Are these your workers?
  • Are these your pants?


Types Of Determiners

No Article

A - An - The

A & An The Quiz

Much & Many

Much & Many Quiz

No & None

No & None Quiz

What are determiners?

That - This - These - Those

This & These Quiz

That & Those Quiz

Another Other The Other

Proximal Demonstratives

Distal Demonstratives

Interrogative Determiners

What are quantifiers?

Some & Any

Some & Any Quiz #1

Some & Any Quiz #2

Someone & Anyone

That & Which