Presentation on theme: "Who [question pronoun] to ask about people: Who gave you that ball? [relative pronoun] to identify the person you are talking about, or to add extra information."— Presentation transcript:
Who [question pronoun] to ask about people: Who gave you that ball? [relative pronoun] to identify the person you are talking about, or to add extra information about them: The woman who runs the shop is having a baby. Note.- In formal, particularly written, language, whom can be used instead of who, when is the object of the verb or preposition: To whom should I address the letter? Grammar patterns 1. Who phoned? 2. Who was José carreras? 3. Who do you prefer: Domingo or Pavaroti? 4. Do you know who won? 5. The person (who) you should see is not here today. 6. Beverly, who you met here once, she’s our new boss.
Who Collocations Verbs that frequently come before who in pattern 3 are: know, decide, mention, say, ask, wonder, care, decide, remember, tell and see. Nouns and pronouns that frequently come before who in grammar pattern 4 are: those, people, someone, anyone, man, woman, person Those who had tickets were allowed in. Do you know any who speaks Turkish?
Who Set phrases Who knows? Who cares? = I don’t care. Who’s there / Who’s that? Who’s calling? Who else? Jane and Trevor. To whom it may concern (A formal way of beginning a written testimonial)