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Noun phrase
Determiners are words which come at the beginning of the:
specific determiner
We use a ___________ _____________ when we believe the listener/reader knows exactly what we are referring to.
specific determiners
Some examples of _________ __________ are the definite article: (the). Possessives: (my, your, his, her, its; our, their, whose). Demonstratives: (his, that, these, those). Interrogatives: (which, who).
general determiners
(A, an, any, another, other, what), are examples of:
uncount noun
(Milk) is very good for you. (type of noun)
determiner
(Girls) normally do better at school than (boys) are plural nouns with no ____________.
noun
When we are talking about things in general and the listener/reader does not know exactly what we are referring to, we can use an uncount ______ or a plural _____ with no determiner.
singular noun with the indefinite article
(A woman) was lifted to safety by the helicopter. (... with...)
general determiner
It’s very easy. (Any) child can do it.
additional
We use the general determiner (another) to talk about an __________ person or thing.
other
The plural form of another is _______.
Which
______ is a determiner to ask a question about a specific group of people or things.
what
For a general question, we use _____ as a determiner.
count nouns
We use (a/an) with ______ ______ when the hearer/reader does not know exactly which one we are referring to.
group
The indefinite article (a/an) is also used to show the person or thing is one of a _____.
Do not
____ ____ use an indefinite article with plural nouns and uncount nouns!
job
We use (a/an) to say what someone is or what ____ they do.
singular
We use (a/an) with a ________ noun to say something about all things of that kind.
definite article
(The) is the most frequent word in English and is called the:
Because we know which one!
We use the definite article:
adjective, adverb
The form of an __________ or __________ that suggests the most or the least of something is called a superlative.
superlative
The definite article can be used with a _________ adjective.
one
The definite article can be used because there is only _____ thing in that place or in those surroundings.
mentioned
The definite article can be used when we have already ___________ something.
something
The definite article can be used to say __________ about all the things referred to by a noun.
service
The definite article can be used to refer to a system or ________.
people
The definite article can be used with adjectives like (rich, poor, elderly, unemployed) to talk about groups of ________.
family
The definite article is used for _________ names.
organizations
The definite article is used for ___________. (2)
hotels, pubs, restaurants
The definite article is used for ______, ____, and ___________.
buildings, art
The definite article is used for well-known _______and ____.
newspapers
The definite article is used for __________. (1)
geographical
The definite article is used for ___________ features.
plural
The definite article is used for countries with ______ nouns as their names.
countries
The definite article is used for __________ whose names include (Kingdom, States, or Republic).
Quantifiers
___________ tell us information about the number of something: how much? or how many?