Determiners are always followed by a noun. It tells us whether the noun is specific or general (noe spesefikt/bestemt eller generelt).
We use specific determiners when we believe the listener knows what we are talking about.
Where is your book?
Can you pass me the salt?
Look at those lovely flowers.
Thank you very much for your letter.
Whose hat is this?
The general determiners are an, a, any, another, other, what.
Personal pronouns ( I , you , he , etc.) and possessive pronouns (mine, yours, his, etc.) are not determiners.
We have five types of determiners
Articles - an, a, the
Articles is a type of determiners. To read more about articles click here.
Demonstratives - this, that, those, these
Is that your car?
Can you take these flowers?
This is Roger.
Possessives - my, his, her, their, its, our, your.
That is my hat.
That is her boyfriend
I love our new dog.
Numbers - Nine, seven etc.
There were five birds in the sky
I only had three pieces of bread.
Quantifiers (how many) - few, allot, another, any, much, most etc.
There were allot of things to do.
I want another book.
I only have a few left.
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1 . Atricles
2 . Nouns
3 . Verbs
4 . Adjectives
5 . Adverbs
6 . Determiners
7 . It and There
8 . Concord