Grammar 21


Relative Pronouns

Adjective clauses are introduced by relative pronouns. The most common relative pronouns are:

The following relative pronouns are slightly less common:

All pronouns are substitute words. (They substitute for another noun).

In the above example, "He" is a pronoun that substitutes for "Jeff".

Now consider this sentence with a relative pronoun:

In this case, the pronoun "that" is a substitute word for "dog". Grammatically, we can think of the sentence like this:

And that brings us to these key points:

Study the following examples:

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.