Derived from the COBUILD database, each book in this series provides clear and detailed explanations, supported by numerous English examples, on specific areas of English. Integrated language activity work reinforces the reference material, checking understanding and exploiting important vocabulary and usage. They are in a pocket format, and include an answer key. The first two titles are "Word Formations" and "Prepositions".
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10: DETERMINERS AND QUANTIFIERS
Collins COBUILD English Guides provide information on specific areas of today’s English, using evidence from The Bank of English to select what is really important.
The terms determiner and quantifier cover a whole host of words which are vital for effective communication in English. The following groups of words are among the topics discussed in this volume.
• this, that, these, those
• some, any, no
• much, many, a lot of
• which, what, whose
• all, whole, every, each
• little, a little, few, a few
The first chapter provides an overview of the functions of determiners and quantifiers in today’s English, and explains the distinction between them. This is followed by chapters on groups of words with similar meanings. The syntactic patterns and possible combinations of determiners are described in full, as are the differences in usage between the words in each group. The text is supported throughout by examples from The Bank of English.
This book is suitable for intermediate to advanced students and teachers.
• Illustrated throughout with clear examples from The Bank of English
• Comprehensive, in-depth treatment of a key area of language use
• Exercises and answer key
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Book Description Collins CoBUILD, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0003750396