3.9-Relative Pronouns

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3.9-Relative Pronouns

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  1. 3.9- Relative Pronouns

    Slide 1 - 3.9- Relative Pronouns

    • Joins TWO clauses using-
    • Who, Whom, which, that, and whose
    • WHO, WHOM= people
    • WHICH= animals, places, things
    • THAT/WHOSE= people, animals, places, things
  2. WHO or WHOM?

    Slide 2 - WHO or WHOM?

    • WHO
    • WHOM
    • SUBJECT of sentence or clause.
    • Many soldiers who survived the was battles were killed by influenza.
    • DO or Oprep. of sentence or clause.
    • In some places, it was decided to quarantine people whom the disease has struck.
  3. Practice- Find pronouns and Antecedents

    Slide 3 - Practice- Find pronouns and Antecedents

    • The strain of influenza that hit after WW1 was deadly.
    • This outbreak, which took place in 1918, killed half a million people in the US alone.
    • The virus that cause the disease apparently originated in China but spread rapidly around the world.
    • In some places, it was decided to quarantine people whom the disease had struck.
    • Particularly alarming was the high death rate among 20 and 30 year olds who were otherwise healthy.
    • Usually, the old and the young, whose health is generally weaker, make up the majority of deaths.
  4. Fill in the blanks with relative pronouns

    Slide 4 - Fill in the blanks with relative pronouns

    • Scientists have long known about a chemical _________ helps clot blood.
    • Bats, ______ seem scary to many people, produce this amazing chemical in their saliva.
    • Scientists _________ develop new medicines are investigating bat saliva.
    • A drug company ______ sells chemicals is researching this.
    • The company hopes to produce a medicine for people______________ are victims of strokes.
    • The bats _________ saliva was studied for the medicine are blood-sucking ones.
  5. 3.9- Relative Pronouns

    Slide 5 - 3.9- Relative Pronouns

    • Joins TWO clauses using-
    • Who, Whom, which, that, and whose
    • WHO, WHOM= people
    • Subject vs. Objects
    • WHICH= animals, places, things
    • Usually has a comma
    • THAT= people, animals, places, things
    • No comma
    • Whose= people, animals, places, things
    • Possessive