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Relative clause Unit 18. 18.1 (P.164) I know the boy.WHO is wearing a leather jacket.

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1 Relative clause Unit 18

2 18.1 (P.164) I know the boy.WHO is wearing a leather jacket.

3 The novel is very interesting. which you lent me The novel is very interesting (P.164)

4 18.2 (P.164) The boy whom we met just now is Susan s brother. Who? Whom?

5 Note: We use whom or that as the object of the verb Fact: Just now we met the boy (= Susan s brother) 18.2 (P.164)

6 The boy whom we met just now is Susan s brother. Note: We usually use who or that in conversation (P.164)

7 Can I omit whom here? The boy whom we met just now is Susan s brother. Note: As the object of the verb in the clause, the relative pronoun can be omitted (P.164)

8 Exercise 1 The experiments that she is currently working on are some of the most important in the University. The experiments that she is currently working on …… Subject? object?

9 The experiments that she is currently working on Note: As the object of the verb in the clause, the relative pronoun can be omitted. are some of the most important in the University.

10 18.3 (P.165) A: Did you see the book? (B: which book?) A: The book was on this table this morning. Did you see it …… Did you see the book that was on this table this morning?

11 18.3 (P.165) A: Is this the book? (B: which book?) A: You bought the book last week. Is this the book …… Is this the book that you bought last week?

12 18.4&5 (P.166) When did we first meet? Do you remember the day? Do you remember the day when did we first meet?

13 No double negative in the world! Basic concept: Did he love / loved me? He doesn t love / loves me.

14 No double negative in the world! Do you remember the day when did we first meet? Do you remember the day? When did we first meet? Do you remember the day when did we first meet? Do you remember the day when we first met?

15 Any differences? A: The man who works in a bank may be able to help you with those forms B: My father, who works in a bank, may be able to help you with these forms (P.166) Non-defining clause

16 Which: refer to the whole sentence Susan failed the test, which surprised us all (P.167) So what surprised us? The test?


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