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1 Relative Pronouns in relative clauses who /which /where/ when /whose
2 Which boy are you talking about? The boy is my brother. The relative pronouns (which, who, whom or that) refer to the noun (or noun phrase) before it. It is used to combine two sentences and omit repetition.Which boy are you talking about?The boy is my brother.He is wearing a cap.Oh I see! The boy who is wearing a cap is your brother.
3 WhoThe boy who is wearing a cap is my brother.What does it refer to?
4 I usually speak to the woman. She owns the hotel.I usually speak to the womanwhoowns the hotel.Use: to replace people*
5 which I have got a lovely dog. I have got a lovely dog which It has got white fur.I have got a lovely dogwhichhas got white fur.Use: to replace things/animals*
6 exerciseUse a relative pronoun ( who- which) to make one sentence:1- The girl studies French. The girl doesn’t speak Arabic.The girl studies French doesn’t speak Arabic.2- It is a book. It will attract children of all agesIt’s a book will attract children of all ages.whowhich
7 That She’s the teacher who came to our school last week. She’s the teacher that came to our school last week.This is the house which belongs to my friend.This is the house that belongs to my friend.Use: That can replace who or which in defining relative clauses and in an informal style.*
8 WHEREUse: refers to place (house – room – park – street – town – city – hospital – school…)We stayed in a hotel. The hotel was very small.The hotel where we stayed was very small.
9 Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com WhereI know a park. I can play there.I know a park where I can play.*Free powerpoint template:Free powerpoint template:
10 Free powerpoint template: www.brainybetty.com WhoseUse: possessionsThat’s the boy. His father is a police officer.That’s the boy whose father is a police officer.*Free powerpoint template:Free powerpoint template:
11 WHENUse: refers to a time expression(time- morning - day – month – year…)I still remember the day. The day I met you.I still remember the day when I met you.
12 exerciseFill in the correct RELATIVE PRONOUN:Did you see the man ………… stole her bag?2. The eggs ………………. you’ve bought are bad.3-The restaurant ……………………. we had lunch was very modern.4- The girl ………………….. Mother was here is crying.5- The night …………………. It was raining, I saw a ghost.
13 ACTIVITY 1- You have the first half of a good sentence. 2-Find the second half with your friend.3- Let a relative pronoun help you to become one.
14 So, don’t forget we can combine sentences using: 1- Who to replace people ( the man, the doctor, …..)2- which to replace things and animals ( car, dog, …)3- where to replace places ( park, school, ….)4- when to replace time expressions( day, summer, …)5- Whose to replace possessives( his, my,….)