Relative Clauses - Unit 29

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

EXERCISE A

Explain what these words mean. Choose the right meaning from the list and then write a sentence with WHO. Use a dictionary if necessary.

he / she steals from a store
he / she doesn't eat meat
he / she designs buildings

he / she breaks into a house and steals things
he / she fills prescriptions for medicine
he / she buys something from a store

 

1.

AN ARCHITECT:  An architect is someone who designs buildings.

2.

A BURGLAR:  .

3.

A VEGETARIAN:  .

4.

A CUSTOMER:  .

5.

A SHOPLIFTER:  .

6.

A PHARMACIST:  .

 
 

EXERCISE B

Read the two sentences and then write one sentence with the same meaning. Use a RELATIVE CLAUSE (THAT, WHO or WHICH) in your sentence.

Examples:  
A girl was injured in the accident. She is now in the hospital.
The girl who was injured in the accident is now in the hospital.

 

1.

A man answered the phone. He told me you were out.
The man  .

2.

A waitress served us. She was very impolite and impatient.
The  .

3.

Some boys were arrested. They have now been released.
The boys  .

 

EXERCISE C

The sentences in this exercise are not complete. Choose the most appropriate ending from the list and make it into a RELATIVE CLAUSE.

he invented the telephone
she runs away from home
they are never on time
they stole my car
they used to hang on that wall

it makes typewriters
it gives you the meaning of words
it won the race
it can support life
it was found last week

 

1.

Jerry works for a company that (which) makes typewriters.

2.

The book is about a girl  .

3.

What was the name of the horse  ?

4.

The police have caught the men  .

5.

Alexander Bell was the man  .

6.

Where are the pictures  ?

7.

The police are still trying to identify the body  .

8.

A dictionary is a book  .

9.

I don't like people  .

10.

It seems that Earth is the only planet  .

 

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