Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 38 Relative clauses

What are relative clauses?
What are relative pronouns?
What relative pronoun do we use in place of living beings?
What relative pronoun do we use in place of things?
Is it possible to leave out the relative pronoun in a sentence?

Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 38 Relative clauses (1)

Points to remember about relative clauses:

A relative clause tells us which person or thing the speaker means.
Relative pronouns who, whose, whom are used to talk about people.
That and which are used to talk about things.
We use where to mention about places.
We can leave out the relative clause when it is the object in a sentence.
Normally, a preposition is placed after the main verb in a relative clause.
When the relative clause is ‘whom‘ preposition is placed before it.

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