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Pre-determiners: Such, What, Rather, Quite

The function of pre-determiners

Pre-determiners modify a noun by expressing an opinion about it. They add intensity or emotion to the adjective describing the noun. Pre-determining words include suchwhatrather, and quite.


  • What a beautiful morning. 
  • English grammar can be rather difficult. 
  • They were feeling quite tired so they went home. 
  • We had such fun at the party.

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