Practice with adjective clauses

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Practice with adjective clauses

  1. 1. Practice with Adjective Clauses<br />
  2. 2. What is an adjective clause?<br />
  3. 3. an adjective clause is…<br />…a subordinate clause (containing both a subjectand a verb– but is not a complete thought) that modifies a nounor pronoun.<br />
  4. 4. What is a relative pronoun?<br />Name them…<br />
  5. 5. a relative pronoun is…<br />…a pronounthat introduces an adjective clause.<br />They are: <br />who whom whose that which<br />
  6. 6. Does a relative pronoun have a grammatical use within the adjective clause?<br />
  7. 7. YES!<br />It can be the subjectof the clause.<br />-or -<br />It can be the OP (object of the preposition-within the clause)<br />He is a boy who studies. (subject of the DC)<br />This is a window from which we can view the sea. (OP of the prep. from)<br />
  8. 8. Can the relative pronoun ever be omitted?<br />
  9. 9. YES!<br />The relative pronoun thatis often omitted.<br />She is a girl I know.<br />She is a girl [that] I know.<br />
  10. 10. What is a relative adverb?<br />Name them…<br />
  11. 11. a relative adverb is…<br />…an adverbthat introduces an adjectiveclause.<br />They are: <br />where & when<br />
  12. 12. Try these…<br />She is a girl that draws beautifully.<br />He is a boy who writes imaginatively.<br />This is the river where we caught ten salmon.<br />This is a movie which I dislike.<br />They are the students whom you met last week.<br />Mr. Bonderchuck is the man whose house adjoins ours.<br />
  13. 13. Try these…<br />A student I know won a new car.<br />The person with whom you are speaking is a famous soccer player.<br />The dinner I like best is noodle soup with tofu and seaweed.<br />Pirates’ Alley is an attraction that we visited in New Orleans.<br />The place where he performed the poetry reading burned down.<br />

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