Part Three of Chapter 9: Adjective Clauses (“Friendship, Romance, & Love”) of WorkLife English Grammar 3: An Immigration Story, pages 154-156
Who It’s For: High Beginning Through Intermediate Teachers, Helpers, & Language Learners Ready to Combine Short Sentences With Adjective Clauses
Why It’s Useful: There are many ways to modify nouns and pronouns with words or phrases that function as adjectives, but a clause may sound even better. Because it starts with a “relative pronoun” (who[m/, that, etc.), a “dependent adjectival clause” is not considered a complete sentence—even though it contains both a subject and a verb. In these exercises, you add the info of a short sentence to a noun or pronoun in a previous one.
What You’ll Do:
 Looking at the labeled Scene “There’s a potluck party in the school gym,” answer the questions below, all of which contain adjective clauses. Learn how to create these by replacing subject- with relative-pronouns.
 In the exercises, combine short sentences to create questions and answers with adjective clauses about the people in the visual and those in the class)room.