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Power point adjectiveclauses

  1. 1. ADJECTIVE CLAUSES WITH OBJECT RELATIVE PRONOUNS
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  3. 3. WHO VS. WHOM  The words who and whom are both pronouns.  Use who when you are referring to the subject of a clause  Use whom when you are referring to the object of a clause.
  4. 4. WHO VS. WHOM  The subject of the sentence is the person doing the action .  I love you!  I am doing something, I am loving!  The object of the sentence is receiving the action or having something done to them.  I love you!  You is the object. You are the object of my affection, you are receiving my love. I love You! Subject Verb Object
  5. 5. BE CAREFUL!!! The majority of native English speakers do not know the proper usage of whom. In fact, you will rarely hear people say whom. If you simply use who, no one is going to correct you or think that you speak improper English. You may have a writing teacher that wants you to use whom, but check with them first!
  6. 6. ADJECTIVE CLAUSES WITH OBJECT RELATIVE PRONOUNS Object relative pronouns: that, who, whom, which, that  In some adjective clauses, the relative pronoun is the subject of the clause.  The person who comes for dinner should bring a gift.  [who= subject because he or she is the performer of the action]
  7. 7. • The friend who sent me flowers lives in Paris.  Who is the subject of the clause?  Identify the adjective clause
  8. 8. IN OTHER ADJECTIVE CLAUSES, THE RELATIVE PRONOUN IS THE OBJECT OF THE CLAUSE.  The person who [or whom] you invite should bring a gift.  [who (or whom)= object because he or she is the receiver of the action]  She is the woman who Peter invited to the party.  Identify the adjective clause?
  9. 9. WHEN THE RELATIVE PRONOUN IS THE OBJECT OF THE CLAUSE, IT MAY OMITTED.  The book that you bought gives great information about holidays. OR  The book you bought gives great information about holidays.
  10. 10. WHEN THE RELATIVE PRONOUN IS THE SUBJECT OF THE CLAUSE, IT MAY NOT BE OMITTED.  The author who wrote that book did a great job.  NOT The author wrote that book did a great job.
  11. 11.  The friend who sent me flowers lives in Paris.  If who is the subject of the clause, can I omit it?  She is the woman who Peter invited to the party.  When who is the object of the clause, can I omit it?
  12. 12. CITATIONS  2006; Ascher, Allen and Saslow, Joan, Top Notch 3 Textbook, Pearson Longman

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