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A.- COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES WITH A SUITABLE RELATIVE PRONOUN OR ADVERB

  1. That is the man  helped me when I fell down in the street.
  2. Is that your car? No, mine is the one  is parked just opposite the bank.
  3. That is the woman  complained about the room service.
  4. This is the park  we first met. Do you remember?
  5. So, James is the man  son came on the school trip with us? I din't know.
  6. If you have any question, ask the girl  is standing at the desk. She'll help you.
  7. They had to put away the dog  bit the boy. It was too dangerous.
  8. I'm looking for a person  surname begins with a "k".
  9. Do you still go to that pub  we used to go as students?
  10. The heating is not working. Do you know anyone  can fix it?

B.- JOIN THESE SENTENCES USING RELATIVE PRONOUNS BEGINNING WITH THE WORDS GIVEN. OMIT THE PRONOUN IF POSSIBLE.

  1. The girl is my sister. I'm talking to the girl. The girl   is my sister.
  2. This is the chair. The carpenter repaired it last week. This is the chair
  3.  She is married to a man. He is richer than her. She is married to a man
  4. She is the friend. She helped me with my homework. She is the friend
  5. That is the swimming-pool. I used to go swimming there. That is the swimming-pool
  6. That is the man. His wife is a famous actress. This is the man
  7. A doctor examined me last Friday. He was really kind. The doctor   was really kind.
  8. The woman called the police. Her car had been stolen. The woman   called the police.
  9. I went to a restaurant last week. It was very expensive. The restaurant   was very expensive.
  10. I saw a film last night. It was very interesting. The film   was very interesting.

C.- ARE THESE RELATIVE CLAUSES DEFINING OR NON-DEFINING?

  1. London, which is the capital of England, is one of the largest cities in the world.
  2. This is the dress my mother has made for me.
  3. Queen Elizabeth II, who is 83, has been the queen of England for 57 years now.
  4. That's the dog that bit me.
  5. Tom Cruise, who has starred a lot of films, is a famous American actor.
  6. The village where I grew up is very small.
  7. Greg, whose job involves travelling a lot, has been in nearly all the countries in the world.
  8. The office I have just rented is near my home.
  9. This is the officer that arrested the burglar.
  10. Lady Gaga, who is a well-known pop star, is only 24

D.- CHOOSE THE RIGHT RELATIVE PRONOUN TO COMPLETE THESE SENTENCES.

  1. Jim,   I've known for years, is my best friend.
  2. My new coat,  I bought in New York, is very warm and comfortable.
  3. My boss,  wife is French, travels to Paris regularly.
  4. He didn't even say "thank you",   I found really rude.
  5. Next summer I'm going to India,  I've never been before.
  6. My sister,  is five years younger than me, is a lawyer.
  7. Galileo Galilei,  suppported the heliocentric theory, was arrested by the Inquisition.

E.- JOIN THESE SENTENCES USING RELATIVE PRONOUNS BEGINNING WITH THE WORDS GIVEN. OMIT THE PRONOUN IF POSSIBLE. ADD COMMAS IF NECESSARY.

  1. My school is very big. It is in Madrid. My school  is very big.
  2. Robert Pattinson is an actor. He plays Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga. Robert Pattinson is
  3. Robert Pattinson is a British actor. He plays Edward Cullen in the Twilight saga. Robert Pattinson   is a British actor.
  4. I bought this cake yesterday. It tastes delicious. The cake   tastes delicious.
  5. Michael is a policeman. His father is a judge. Michael  is a policeman.
  6. I bought a computer last month. It doesn't work properly. The computer   doesn't work properly.
  7. Prince Charles will be the king of England one day. His mother is Queen Elizabeth. Prince Charles   will be the king of England one day.
  8. I was given a dog. It is very friendly. The dog   is very friendly.
  9. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was written by Mark Twain. I enjoyed it a lot. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn   was written by Mark Twain.
  10. Mrs Kelly is the woman. She took me to hospital when I fainted at school. Mrs Kelly is the woman

 

       

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