Author:
Sharon Tjaden-Glass
Subject:
Language Education (ESL), Composition and Rhetoric, Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Lesson
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Tags:
Adjective Clauses, Grammar, Identifying Adjective Clauses, Non-identifying Adjective Clauses, Relative Clauses, Relative Pronouns
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Formats:
Downloadable docs

Purpose and Function of Adjective Clauses

Purpose and Function of Adjective Clauses

Overview

Overview of the Modules

Introduction: Purpose and Function of Adjective Clauses

  • Why should I care about adjective clauses?
  • What do adjective clauses do?
  • What do adjective clauses look like?
  • Adjective clauses vs. Noun clauses vs. Adverb clauses
  • Authentic English Analysis

About Relative Pronouns

  • Combining Two Sentences with an Adjective Clause
  • List of Relative Pronouns
  • Relative Pronouns: Subject or Object of the Adjective Clause?
  • Identifying vs. Non-Identifying Adjective Clauses
  • Relative Pronouns: Object of a Preposition
  • Who vs. Whom?

Less Common Relative Pronouns

  • Whose vs. Who's
  • When, Where, and Why as Relative Pronouns

Common Problems with Adjective Clauses

Purpose and Function of Adjective Clauses

Below is a Power Point presentation that introduces the purpose and function of adjective clauses for CEFR B1 learners.