Posted by: Idioma Extra | July 3, 2014

Grammar Guru


A demonstrative is a determiner that points to a particular noun or to the noun it replaces. There are four demonstratives in English: the “near” demonstratives this and these, and the “far” demonstratives that and those.

Check out the picture below. It illustrates how to use each word.

this that these those


Now, take a short quiz to see how well you use the demonstratives! Try it here.


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