Collins COBUILD English Guides provide extensive information on specific areas of today's English, using the evidence from The Bank of English to select what is really important.
The terms determiner and quantifiercover 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.
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. ISBN: