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Types of Determiners

Determiners are used with nouns to clarify the noun.

The type of determiner used depends on the type of noun.

  • Singular Nouns - always needs a determiner
  • Plural Nouns - the determiner is optional
  • Uncountable Nouns - the determiner is also optional

There are about 50 different determiners in the English language they include:

  • Articles - a, an, the
  • Demonstratives - this, that, these, those, which etc.
  • Possessive Determiners - my, your, our, their, his, hers, whose, my friend's, our friends', etc.
  • Quantifiers - few, a few, many, much, each, every, some, any etc.
  • Numbers - one, two, three, twenty, forty
  • Ordinals - first, second, 1st 2nd, 3rd, last, next, etc.


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