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UNIT 13:

ADJECTIVE CLAUSES WITH


SUBJECT RELATIVE PRONOUNS
INTEGRANTS:
-CAMPOS KATTY
-JIMENEZ YASMIN

ADJECTIVE CLAUSES WITH SUBJECT


RELATIVE PRONOUNS
Adjective clauses after the main clause
s

verb

pronoun

SRP

verb

Adjective clauses inside the main clause


Subject
noun/
pronoun

SRP

VERB

ADJECTIVE CLAUSES
Use adjectives clause to identify or give additional
information about nouns (people, places or things.
Example:
I know the woman who lives across the street.
Adjectives clauses can also identify or describe indefinite
pronouns
Such as one,someone, somebody, something, another, and
other
Example:
Id like to meet someone who speaks french.

GRAMMAR NOTES:
Adjectives clause begin wich relative pronouns relative pronouns.
Relative pronouns that can be the subject of the clause are who,
that,
Wich and whose.
USE WHO OR THAT TO REFER TO PEOPLE
EXAMPLE: - I have a friend who lives in mexico.
- I have a friend that live in mexico.
USE WICH OR THAT TO REFER TO PLACES OR THINGS.
EXAMPLE:
- Cuzco is a city wich attracts a lot of tourists.
Note: that is less formal than
used in conversation.
Example: cuzco is a city that

who and wich and more frequenly


attracts a lot of tourists.

USE WHOSE + NOUN TO SHOW POSSESSION OR


RELATIONSHIP.
Shes the student whose

Relative
singular

pronouns have the same form whether they refer to


or plural nouns, or to males or females.

Example:
Thats the woman who travels always.
Thats the girl who studies medicine.
Thats the baby who crys all the time

There are two kinds of adjectives clauses, identifying and


nonidentifying
sometimes
called
restrictive
and
nonrestrictive)
Use an identifying adjective clause to identify wich member of a
group The sentences talks about. Do not use commas with this
kind of adjective Clause.
Example:
I have a lot of friends. My friend who lives in los Angeles visits me
all the time.
Use
a nonidentifying adjective clause to give additional
information about the noun it refers to. The information is not
necessary to identify the noun. Use comma before and after the
adjective clause.
Example:
My best friend, who lives in los Angeles, visits me all the time.

The verb in the adjective clause is singular if the subject


relative pronoun refers to a singular noun. It is plural if it
refers to a plural noun.
Examples:
Patricia is my teacher who teachs me at university.
Milagros and Paolo are my friends who study administration.

BE CAREFUL ! When whose + noun is the subject of an adjective


clause, the verb agrees with the subject of the adjective clause
Jorge is a student whose friends are important to him
Not Jorge is a student whose friends is important to him