Topic: Determiner

A determiner is a word like a, the or my which comes before a noun to help specify what or who it refers to, e.g. my sister.

Y2 Spelling: A or an?

Fill in the missing gap with 'a' or 'an'

In each of the following examples, indicate whether the space should be filled with a or an:

Y6 GPaS Test: A or an?

In each of the following examples, indicate whether the space should be filled with a or an:

Y6 GPaS Test: Article or adjective?

Work out whether the highlighted word is an article or an adjective

In each of the following examples, indicate whether the highlighted word is an article or an adjective:

Y6 GPaS Test: Identify the determiners

Find the determiners in a range of examples

Identify the determiners in each of the following examples. Click on the word (or words) to select or deselect them.

Determiners

Determiners form a class of words that occur in the left-most position inside noun phrases. They thus precede nouns, as well as any adjectives that may be present.

The most common determiners are the and a/an (these are also called the definite aticle and indefinite article).

Here are some more determiners:

Nouns, adjectives and determiners

This short film introduces some basic ideas of grammar that everyone should know.

In this film Professor Bas Aarts introduces three basic categories: nouns, adjectives and determiners.

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