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A) Combine the sentences with a suitable relative pronoun.
1. We watched a film. It was very boring.
We watched a film which was very boring.
2. English is a common language. It is spoken all around the world.
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3. Our teacher is very young. She got married last weekend.
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4. Ertugrul is the most hardworking student in class. The teacher gave a present to him.
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5. America is a large country. People from different nations live there.
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6. Mrs. Shepherd is a doctor. Her daughter suffers from cancer.
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7. A policeman is a person. He provides our security.
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8. Deniz is a poor girl. Her parents divorced ten years ago.
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9. Tourists like Turkiye. They have enjoyable holidays in Turkiye.
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10.Being a teacher is hard. It requires patience and skill.
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B) Complete the sentences with "who - that" ; if it is possible, omit the relative pronouns,
     write (who) or (that):
1.I couldn't understand the subjects (that) I studied last night.
2. Did you do the exercises .............. the teacher gave ?
3. A teacher is a person .............. teaches new things to students.
4. Mr. Manroe is the manager of the firm .............. I work for.
5. Have you seen the article .............. is about the new telephone ?
6. I've got a lot of friends .............. are at the university.
7. Are you doing the exercises ......................... the doctor recommended you ?
8.1 don't like people .............. are very aggressive all the time.
9. You can bring your sister to the party .............. we will give next Saturday.
10.Do you know the name of the boy .............. we saw a few minutes ago ?
 
C) Complete the sentences with suitable relative pronouns.
1. My aunt, whose son is in the army now, came to visit us.
2. Ali showed me his new tape-recorder,.............. is very expensive.
3. My friend, to .............. I sent a lot of letters, finally called me.
4. We went to a holiday camp,.............. we stayed for two weeks.
5. Mr. Brown,.............. job is very tiring, works six days in a week.
6. The students,.............. are at the age of 12, are very pretty and friendly.
7. The book. .............. is very thick, is our main course book.
8. Anthony, .............. has been in Izmir for a month, speaks Turkish well.
9. Everest, .............. is the highest point of the world, is on the border of Nepal and Tibet.
10.Lorenzo Lavas, .............. is my pen friend, is a university graduate.
D) Write "D" for defining Relative Clauses, and "N" for Non-Defining relative Clauses.
1. A      The book. which was written by the famous author, is a best seller now.
    D     The book that was written by the famous author is a best seller now.
2. ….    The cities which are overcrowded are difficult to live in.
.......... The cities, that are overcrowded, are difficult to live in.
3. ...... The artist, who was known to be a realist, was killed last week.
.......... The artist that was known to be a realist was killed last week.
4. ...... The thieves, who broke into the National Museum, were caught by the police.
.......... The thieves that broke into the National Museum were caught by the police.
5. …..  The naughty child, who broke our window this morning, confessed to it.
…......  The naughty child that broke our window this morning confessed to it.
 
E) Combine the following sentences to make relative clauses.
1. Hilda Graffis a famous star. Her films are shown all over the world.
Hilda Graffis a famous star whose films are shown all over the world.
2. A woman was holding a candle. The woman's body was covered with a white sheet.
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3. After a meal, Roy spent the evening in his room. He could make up his extraordinary stories there.
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4. The hotel was not very clean. We stayed there.
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5. She looked after poor people. They lived on streets.
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F) Choose the correct answer.
1. One of the men whom I worked with lost his job.
a) who             b) whom           c) which            d) whose
2. Terry went to the dining room .............. he had his breakfast.
a) where            b) that              c) who               d) which
3.1 recently went back to the town .............. I was bom.
a) when             b) that              c) where             d) whose
5. That's the man .............. house was burnt down.
a) which             b) whose            c) that               d) where
6. The car was parked outside the office .............. George worked.
a) which            b) who             c) whose            d) where
7. Istanbul,.............. there are famous mosques, is a beautiful city.
a) where             b) which            c) that               d) when
8. Smith, .............. marks are high, is my friend.
a) that               b) which            c) whose             d) who
9.1 am sure you know the woman .............. is sitting over there.
a) who             b) whom           c) which            d) whose
10. Jane often thinks of the time .............. she met her favourite actor.
a) who             b) when            c) whose            d) which
 
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