Grade 10 Grammar Lesson 32 Relative clauses: Other relative pronouns

Can ‘whose’, ‘where’ and ‘when’ be used as relative pronouns? When?
Can these pronouns be used in both defining and non defining clauses?

Grade 10 Grammar Lesson 32 Relative clauses Other relative pronouns (1)

  •  We use a relative clause beginning whose + noun for something belonging to or associated with someone or something. We can use whose in both defining and non-defining clauses.
  •  We can use where (place) and when (time) as relative pronouns, but it’s also possible to use a preposition + which.
  •  We can also use where and when in non-defining clauses.
  • After a preposition, we can’t use who instead of whom.
  •  If the verb in the relative clause is a two or three word verb (E.g. fill in, look after, look upto etc), we don’t usually put the preposition before the relative pronoun.

    Go to page 1 2

Download the complete course now

Some more free lessons »
Grade 4 Grammar Lesson 15 Prepositions
3rd Grade Grammar Prepositions of Time
Grade 4 Grammar Lesson 7 Nouns – case
Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 22 Must and can’t
Grade 7 Grammar Lesson 15 Prepositions of location and direction
5th Grade Grammar Composition Section