RELATIVE CLAUSES

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RELATIVE CLAUSES by Mind Map: RELATIVE CLAUSES

1. WHERE

1.1. You can use WHERE in a relative clause to talk about a place.

1.2. Example

1.3. Where is that museum?

1.4. Where is the shower?

1.5. Where did you buy this bag?

2. WHOSE

2.1. We use WHOSE in relative clauses instead of HIS/HER/THEIR

2.2. Example

2.3. Whose car is parked over there?

2.4. Whose book is this?

2.5. Do you know the boy whose mother is a nurse?

3. THAT

3.1. Subject or object pronoun for people, animals and things in defining relative clauses (who or which are also possible)

3.2. Example

3.3. My brother doesn't play video games that contain violent scenes

3.4. I don’t like the table that stands in the kitchen.

3.5. Mark is dating a woman that works in my company.

4. WHO

4.1. We use  "WHO" in a relative clause when we are talking about people (not things).We use WHO instead of HE/SHE/THEY

4.2. Example

4.3. I told you about the woman who lives next door.

4.4. I work with people who are responsible.

4.5. I like boys who are intelligent.

5. WHICH

5.1. When we are talking about things, we use THAT or WHICH (Not who) in a relative clause.

5.2. Example

5.3. Every night I read articles which teach me something new.

5.4. My brother bought a smartphone which is expensive.

5.5. Do you see the cat which is lying on the roof?

6. WHOM

6.1. WHOM is possible instead of who when it is the object of the verb in the relative clause.

6.2. Example

6.3. For whom was the present?

6.4. I was invited by the professor whom I met at the conference.

6.5. The boy whom we met is called Peter.