:check: RELATIVE CLAUSES :check: - Coggle Diagram
:check: RELATIVE CLAUSES :check:
IDENTIFY A NOUN :pencil2:
POSITION OF PREPOSITIONS :pencil2:
There are often prepositions in relative clauses, and the relative pronoun is the object of the preposition. This means that the preposition can sometimes be omitted. The preposition is normally placed at the end of the relative clause: Is that the man (who) you arrived with?
RELATIVE PRONOUNS :pencil2:
Relative pronouns are used to link two sentences that have the same noun or pronoun in them. Relative pronouns form the beginning of a relative clause. When we use a relative pronoun to connect information together we call it a relative clause.
PUNCTUATION RULE :pencil2:
Punctuate a relative clause correctly.
For each sentence, you will have to decide if the relative clause is essential or nonessential and then use commas accordingly. Essential clauses do not require commas. A relative clause is essential when you need the information it provides.
SUBJECT AND OBJECT PRONOUNS :pencil2:
If the relative pronoun is followed by a verb, the relative pronoun is a subject pronoun. Subject pronouns must always be used. If the relative pronoun is not followed by a verb (but by a noun or pronoun), the relative pronoun is an object pronoun.
For each sentence, you will have to decide if the relative clause is essential or nonessential and then use commas accordingly. Essential clauses do not require commas. A relative clause is essential when you need the information it provides. ... Thus, the relative clause is essential and requires no commas.
NON DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSE :pencil2:
Non-defining relative clauses give us extra information about someone or something. It isn't essential for understanding who or what we are talking about.
RELATIVE PRONOUN CAN BE OMITTED? :pencil2:
Only when it is the object of the clause
DEFINING RELATIVE CLAUSES :pencil2:
A defining relative clause identifies who or what we are speaking about
RELATIVE PRONOUN OF NON DEFINING RC CAN'T BE OMITTED :pencil2:
USE OF "WHICH". "WHO", "THAT" :pencil2:
We use the words 'who', 'which' and 'that' at the beginning of a relative clause. These words are called relative pronouns.