[1BCH] Relative clauses

First of all, you should review our former post about the relatives (use, pronouns and adverbs, types of clauses, omission…), where you will find grammar explanations at different levels, a lot of exercises, rephrasing practice and even tests at four different levels. After that, you can watch the BBC video above. (Of course, you can send me screenshots of your work).

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Relative clauses

scotty-duckyWe use relative clauses to give additional information about something without starting another sentence. By combining sentences with a relative, your text becomes more fluent and you can avoid repeating certain words.

How to Form Relative Clauses

Imagine, a girl is talking to Tom. You want to know who she is and ask a friend whether he knows her. You could say:

A girl is talking to Tom. Do you know the girl?

That sounds rather complicated, doesn’t it? It would be easier with a relative clause: you put both pieces of information into one sentence. Start with the most important thing  – you want to know who the girl is. Sigue leyendo