Combine the sentences, using the second as an adjective clause.
- I am using a sentence. It contains an adjective clause.
- Algebra problems contain letters. They stand for unknown numbers.
- The artist is performing tonight. I was telling you about him.
- I apologized to the woman. I ran over her dog.
- I come from a country. Its history goes back thousands of years.
The following will use the objective adjective form
- The car has four tires. Two of them are flat.
- There are twenty students in the class. Thirteen of them are excellent writers.
- My country is dependent on its income from coffee. The price of coffee varies
according to fluctuations in the world market.
Change the adjective clauses to adjective phrases.
- Kuala Lampur, which is the capital of Malaysia, is a major trade center in Southeast Asia.
- The rules that allow public access to wilderness areas affect campers.
- The photographs that were published in the newspaper were extraordinary.
- The psychologists who study the nature of sleep have made important discoveries.
Add commas where necessary.
- I have fond memories of my hometown which is situated in the valley.
- I live in a town which is situated in a valley.
- A river which is polluted is not safe for swimming.
- Only people who speak two languages should take that class.
- Sara who speaks English and Urdu signed up for the class.
Complete each sentence with an adjective clause of your own. The resulting
sentence should be logical.
- I listen to everything ____________________________________________________
- The concert had already begun. Those _____________________________________________
had to wait until the intermission to be seated.
- I know someone ____________________________________________
- I'm not sure ______________________________________________
- My sister _______________________________________________ lives in Huntington Beach.
Updated October 19, 1999
© Mr. Thomas T. Eiland