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In this course you will learn how relative clauses define nouns; what relative pronouns (who, that, which etc.) are and when to use them; when we don't use personal pronouns (I/we/you etc.). You will learn to distinguish between the relative pronouns that and what. You will learn how who and that functions as the subject and object. You will practice using prepositions. You will learn how relative clauses attach to verbs.
You will discover what refers to the known and the unknown and how relative clauses provide information about what belongs to people. You will use relative clauses to talk about places; identify the two main types of relative clause and learn to use -ing and -ed clauses to talk about facts and events.
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After completing this course you will be able to:
- Define the relationship relative clauses have with nouns.
- List the common relative pronouns and provide examples of their use.
- Explain why we use who/that for people and that/which for things.
- Relate why we do not use personal pronouns in relative clauses.
- Summarize why the relative pronoun what, like that and which, means the thing we are talking about.
- Justify when we use that instead of what in relative clauses and explain the use of whom and where.
- Analyse who and that as subject and object.
- State when who/that/which is the object of the verb in a sentence.
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