The Determinative in English Grammar

Por: MSc. Rafael García Rodríguez (Felo). Profesor de inglés. Determinatives are words and phrases that express additional information such as definiteness, proximity, quantity, and relationships about a noun phrase or verb phrase in the form of a present participle. Both determiners and noun phrases perform the grammatical function of determinative. Determiners include articles, demonstratives, interrogatives, …

Brief History of the English language

Colaboración de: MSc. Rafael García Rodríguez. English is primarily a West Germanic language that originated from the Anglo-Frisian dialects and was brought to Britain by Germanic invaders or settlers from what is now called North West Germany and the Netherlands. English vocabulary came from the Anglo-Norman languages. English is considered a «borrowing» language. Middle English …