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Written Language III- Ana Laura Bozzani

ANALYSE THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES


Identify subordinate clauses & analyse them in detail

1- You did not do as I told you

2- He didnt tell me where he works

3- It is a fact that she has married him

4- He was angry because she had refused to marry him.

5- The place where he lives is famous for its pollution.

6- She went where he had previously ordered her

7- I will go for a swim while you are playing soccer

8- Since I came to England I have not bothered to call my friends

9- Since they were really exhausted, they decided to take a rest before going sightseeing.

10- They would have helped us if we had contacted them on time.

11- The difficulty is that he has suffered from a heart attack

12- What we have overheard is a complete lie.

13- Invite whoever calls you to the party

14- They are commenting on the man who has just arrived

15- What I told you was a lie

16- It is a hard moment that we all experienced

17- She didn´t know when he left the company

18- I didn´t like the suggestion that we should do it a.s.a.p.

19- It is a shame that we didn´t know the answer

20- The office where he is has been refurnished

21- We couldn´t imagine whether he was coming to the party

22- Tell the woman who has just arrived to wait for us for a little while

23- It is true that she may have been a devil

24- The window that must have been broken by the boy has been repaired today
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25- He asked me where I could work

26- The area where I might be working has been closed

27-That he is dead seems certain

28-I consider it likely that he might come

29-The idea that he had stolen the money horrified him

30-The mystery was whether he would come

31-Ask him if he is coming to the party

32-I cant imagine what made her do it

33-What she did is wrong

34-Do what you can for tomorrow

35-Home is where your family is

36-I made him what he is today

37-The question he made was whether he had done it

38-The problem is how to conduct him

A-What type of clauses are the following??? (If they are relative clauses
identify the function of the pronoun)

- It is true that she may have been a devil


- That is the girl that was able to write to the newspaper
- The window that must have been broken by the boy has been repaired today
- I need to know what is happening to you
- He asked me where I could work
- The area where I might be working has been closed
- He didn´t tell me if he would be here on time.
- You should have mentioned it whenever you wanted a ride home

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B- Relative adverbs, pronouns or determiners????

The man who I ran into yesterday was about to travel to Spain

The man whose son is a lab technician was laid off two weeks ago

The worlwide company where I work has launched a new vehicle

The date when I got married was also my parents´aniversary

The reason why he didn´t want to come over was absolutely mysterious for me

C- STATE WHETHER THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES HAVE A RELATIVE


CLAUSE OR A NOUN CLAUSE AND ANALYSE THE FUNCTION OF THE
PRONOUNS –

1- The greatest piece of news is that got promoted

2- What I told you was a lie

3- It is a hard moment that we all experienced

4- She didn´t know when he left the company

5- I didn´t like the suggestion that we should do it a.s.a.p.

6- Tell whoever you want about it.

7- It is a shame that we didn´t know the answer

8- The office where he is has been refurnished

9- We couldn´t imagine whether he was coming to the party

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10-Tell the woman who has just arrived to wait for ufs for a little while