JobsJobs
Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher
We are waiting for Apu.
Apu is from India.
Same thing in different sentences.
D.O.
Subj
.
We are waiting for Apu,We are waiting for Apu,
Apu is from India.Apu is from India.
is fromis from India.India.
Subj
We are waiting for Apu , is fromIndia.who
We are waiting for Apu, who is from India.
This is the main clause. This is the ...
Main /independent clauseMain /independent clause
If we remove the subordinate
clause from the sentence, its
meaning is sti...
LINKING WORDSLINKING WORDS
RELATIVERELATIVE
PRONOUNSPRONOUNS
WHO / THATWHO / THAT
WHICH / THAT
Two types of relative clauses:Two types of relative clauses:
Non-Defining
 Extra information about a noun in
a sentence
T...
Defining
 Essential information about a noun
in a sentence
You’re the man (that) I saw last
week.
 No commas
 Can omit ...
LINKING WORDSLINKING WORDS
RELATIVE ADVERBS
WHERE
EXERCISESEXERCISES
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  1. 1. JobsJobs Mrs. Anabel Montes - English teacher
  2. 2. We are waiting for Apu. Apu is from India. Same thing in different sentences. D.O. Subj .
  3. 3. We are waiting for Apu,We are waiting for Apu, Apu is from India.Apu is from India. is fromis from India.India. Subj
  4. 4. We are waiting for Apu , is fromIndia.who We are waiting for Apu, who is from India. This is the main clause. This is the subordinate clause. The two sentences can be linked into one. We use a relative pronoun to substitute the common item and join the two sentences in one.
  5. 5. Main /independent clauseMain /independent clause If we remove the subordinate clause from the sentence, its meaning is still complete. Subordinate/Dependent clause Its meaning is incomplete if we remove the main clause.
  6. 6. LINKING WORDSLINKING WORDS RELATIVERELATIVE PRONOUNSPRONOUNS WHO / THATWHO / THAT WHICH / THAT
  7. 7. Two types of relative clauses:Two types of relative clauses: Non-Defining  Extra information about a noun in a sentence The new Woody Allen film, which I saw last week, is very good.  Use commas  Always use a relative pronoun: who/whom ,which whose, where, when
  8. 8. Defining  Essential information about a noun in a sentence You’re the man (that) I saw last week.  No commas  Can omit pronoun if it is not the SUBJECT of the relative clause  That (informal) can replace which / who/ when / why but not where, whose or whom
  9. 9. LINKING WORDSLINKING WORDS RELATIVE ADVERBS WHERE
  10. 10. EXERCISESEXERCISES
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