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Articles & Other Determiners

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A, an or the?

A short guide in pictures.

Level: Elementary. Go>

Some or any?

Another quiz

Some / any / much / many

Level: Elementary.  Go>

A, an or plural noun?

Arrange the nouns. 

Level: Elementary. You need Flash. Go>

This, That, These, Those

Level: Elementary. Go>

 

 

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Articles - Brief Summary

Level: Intermediate. Go>

A, an, the or nothing?

A 10-question quiz. 

Another quiz

Many pdf quizzes

Level: Intermediate. Go>

When to use 'a' and 'an'

A summary of different uses. 

Level: Pre-Inter to Upper Inter.  Go>

When to use no article

Level: Pre-Inter to Upper Inter. Go>

When to use 'the'

A summary of different uses. 

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter.  Go>

Both, Neither, All, None

Both & Two

Both, Neither, All, None

Level: Pre-Inter. Go>

Quantity Quiz

some, a little, a few, any, enough...

Another quiz

Level: Intermediate. Go>

Comparisons of Quantity

Fewer, less, as much as, as many as...

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Enough

Use it after adjectives and adverbs, and before nouns.

Quiz

Quiz 2 - enough and too

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. Go>

Much, many, a lot (of), few and little

An explanation of the differences

Level: Intermediate to Upper Inter. Go>

 

 

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Other Determiners

Scroll down to 'Determiners' and you will find rules for using words such as either, many, none, her, mine, other, this, whose, few, anywhere, enough, every, too.

Level: Pre-Inter to Advanced. Go>

Expressions of Quantity

Two short quizzes.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

Articles and Determiners

Two short quizzes.

Level: Upper Inter. Go>

Few and a few, little and a little

Level: Upper Inter to Advanced.  Go>

Combining Determiners

Two categories of determiners, and which can be used together.

Level: Upper Inter to Advanced.  Go>

 

 

 

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