Tagged: relative pronouns

Relative Pronouns

Who, which and that can be the subjects of the verbs in relative clauses. Who refers to people and which to things; that can refer to both people and things. The boy who stole the watch was punished. (NOT The boy which stole …) It...

Relative Clauses

Adjective clauses that begin with one of the relative pronouns (e.g. who, whom, whose, which and that) are also called relative clauses. Relative clauses are used to modify nouns and some pronouns – to identify people...

Cases Where Relative Pronouns Are Omitted

Relative pronouns are words like that, who, which, whom, whose, where, when and why. The most common relative pronouns in English are who, whom, whose, that and which. In certain situations the words what, when and where can also function as relative pronouns. Relative pronouns introduce relative...

Conjunctions And Relative Pronouns

ESL students often have problems in using English conjunctions correctly. One conjunction for two clauses One conjunction is enough to join two clauses – we do not normally use two. Though he is poor, he...

Relative Pronouns Common Mistakes

Relative pronouns are words like who, which, that, whom etc. In this lesson we will learn about the common mistakes in the use of relative pronouns. Incorrect: Alice, that does my hair, has moved to another...