Daily Grammar

Lesson 258

Parts of the Sentence - Adjective Clauses

Adjective clausesThe adjective clause is a dependent clause that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun. It will begin with a relative pronoun (who, whose, whom, which, and that) or a subordinate conjunction (when and where). Those are the only words that can be used to introduce an adjective clause.
Source: Lesson 251
can be used in various ways (as with verbal phrasesA verbal is a verb form used as some other part of speech. A verbal phrase is a verbal with a direct object, predicate nominative, predicate adjective, or other modifiers.  Source: Lesson 236). Because of this, they can give variety to your sentences.

Instructions: Combine the following sentences using an adjective clause using the introductory words who, whose, whom, which, that, when, and where.

1. The school has been closed. The students were exposed to asbestos there.

The school where the students were exposed to asbestos has been closed.

2. The clinic processed the MRI. The MRI showed my back problem.

The clinic processed the MRI, which showed my back problem.

3. Joe contacted the artist. The artist was going to paint his portrait.

Joe contacted the artist that was going to paint his portrait.

4. The hour went by very slowly. We were waiting for their arrival.

The hour when we were waiting for their arrival went by very slowly.

5. The children were lost there. I found them in the woods.

The children whom I found in the woods were lost there.

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