Daily Grammar

Lesson 26

Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Relative pronouns join dependent clauses to independent clauses. They are who, whose, whom, which, and that. For example, He found his money that he had lost. That joins the two clauses together into one sentence. Clauses will be taught in detail later.

Instructions: Find the relative pronouns in the sentences, and see how many other pronouns you can find as a bonus.

1. I want the house, which is brick.

I want the house, which is brick.
  -- which - relative pronoun

2. Jack ordered the meal that we picked up.

Jack ordered the meal that we picked up.
  -- that - relative pronoun

3. Freddie is the girl who won the contest.

Freddie is the girl who won the contest.  -- relative pronoun

4. Jon is a man on whom I can rely.

Jon is a man on whom I can rely.
  -- whom - relative pronoun

5. The student whose answer was wrong turned bright red.

The student whose answer was wrong turned bright red.  -- relative pronoun

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