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Relative Clauses (that / which / who)

 

Relative clauses give extra information about nouns.

Relative clauses often begin with that/which or who

If the noun is a thing, you use that or which.

If the noun is a person, you must use who.

 

 

The pencil that is on my desk

(“that is on my desk” gives extra information about “pencil”)

 

The cat which is standing on the couch

(“that is standing on the couch” gives extra information about “cat”)

 

The person who took my chair

(“who took my chair” gives extra information about “person”)

 

 

Combine these sentences using a relative clause. Put the information in the boldfaced sentences into the relative clauses. The first one is done for you.

 

 

1. The man is my brother. He is standing under the poster.


The man who is standing under the poster is my brother.____________________

 

 

2. The woman will go to prison. She stole a car from the parking lot.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

3. The hat is yours. It is under the sofa.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

4. I want a job. The job should be interesting and challenging.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

5. I’m glad we have this boss. She is kind and generous.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

6. I want to get a pet. The pet should be easy to take care of.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

7. I like to listen to music. I like fast and loud music.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

8. Jack wants a girlfriend. He wants a beautiful and nice girlfriend.

 

_________________________________________________________________

 

 

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