DETERMINERS: INTRODUCTION: WHAT IS A DETERMINER IN GRAMMAR? 8 KINDS OF DETERMINERS

DETERMINERS

Definitions:-

 ‘ A Determiner is a word  that  identifies  a noun in some  or another way.’

To precise – It tells something about a Noun or describes a Noun.

Example:-

  • It is your pen.

     Pen – Noun

     My – Determiner

   ( ‘my’  is giving  information  about 

    a Noun ( Pen)

  • There are some books in the library.
    Books – Noun
    Some- Determiner

         ‘some’ is telling something about

         the books ( Noun) in the library.

 

Kinds of Determiners

There are total 8 kinds of Determiners

  1. Demonstrative
  2. Possessive
  3. Distributive
  4. Quantifiers
  5. Interrogatives
  6. Ordinals
  7. Cardinals
  8. Articles

QUIZ

1. Determiner is known as an ___________ also.

Correct! Wrong!

2. Determiner is a word that tells something about a ________

Correct! Wrong!

3. Determiner is always used ____ a noun.

Correct! Wrong!

4. Determiner is also used before the ______ that describes a noun.

Correct! Wrong!

5. The one who sleeps for long hours is often called as ‘the Kumbhakaran’. Here Kumbhakaran is –

Correct! Wrong!

6. Tell the Determiners in the following sentence- ” Those flowers in your garden are really very nice.”

Correct! Wrong!

Questions of Determiners can always be framed with-

Correct! Wrong!

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I am Meena Kumari, PGT(English)+ B.ed. Teaching is my passion. Love to guide students in Grammar Learning and build up their writing skills.

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