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Lesson 5: Paraphrase With Clauses

What to do: There are two sections. Each question has two sentences. Combine two
sentences into one sentence using relative clauses and appositives.

Sentence Combination 3: Relative clauses

Use these relative pronouns to combine the sentences: who, which and that.

Questions

1. Jim lives in Ottawa. Ottawa is the capital of Canada.

2. Viruses are dangerous programs. They usually enter a computer secretly.

3. Laura is a wealthy woman. She rarely worries about the cost of things.

4. Toronto is a cosmopolitan city. It is home for nationalities all across the globe.

5. The angry teacher scolded a student. The student was bleeding.

6. I bought a second-hand car from a local dealer. It turned out to be a lemon.

7. I saw the photograph on the wall. It was taken at Angkor Wat.

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Lesson 5: Paraphrase With Clauses

Sentence Combination 4: Appositives

Place the appositive at the front, in the middle or at the end of the sentences.

Questions

1. My aunt lost her favorite ring. It as a gift from her sister.

2. The Han River flows through Seoul. It is South Korea’s second longest river.

3. The first man in space was from Russia. He was Yuri Gagarin.

4. I sat beside Mr. Black. Mr. Black is a local prosecutor.

5. Janet’s dog sat under a tree and panted. Her dog is a mutt.

6. Dr. Jones loves to bake bread. He is a prize-winning baker.

7. Mr. James is the CEO of a venture software company. He is a good friend of mine.

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Lesson 5: Paraphrase With Clauses

Suggested Answers

Sentence Combination 3: Relative Clauses

1. Jim lives in Ottawa, which is the capital of Canada.


2. Viruses are dangerous programs that usually enter a computer secretly.

3. Laura is a wealthy woman who rarely worries about the cost of things.
4. Toronto is a cosmopolitan city which is home for nationalities all across the globe.

5. The angry teacher scolded a student who was bleeding.

6. I bought a second-hand car from a local dealer that turned out to be a lemon.

7. I saw the photograph on the wall which was taken at Angkor Wat.

Sentence Combination 4: Appositives

1. My aunt lost her favorite ring, a gift from her sister.

2. The Han, South Korea’s second longest river, flows through Seoul.

3. The first man in space, Yuri Gagarin, was from Russia.

4. I sat beside Mr. Black, a local prosecutor.

5. Janet’s dog, a mutt, sat under a tree and panted.

6. Dr. Jones, a prize-winning baker, loves to bake bread.

7. Mr. James, the CEO of a venture software company, is a good friend of mine.

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