Defining relative clauses

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This is a communicative, personalised activity for introducing defining relative clauses.

Ask your students to write the numbers 1-8 on their paper. Next to no. 1 tell them to write down a place where they like to eat. They should write the name only. You are going to read out 7 similar categories and they should similarly write down just the answer. Here’s the (suggested) list in full:

  1. a place where you like to eat
  2. someone who annoys you
  3. a time when you were surprised
  4. an activity which you hate doing
  5. someone whom you love
  6. a reason why you got up this morning
  7. something that you can do really well
  8. a place in which you feel relaxed

Now you can ask the students to look at the first one and say what you said to make them write it down. Hopefully they’ll come up with…

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Altogether/All together

After the request of a fan of our page, we are attaching some useful links explaining the difference between “Altogether” and “All together”:

http://public.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/altogether.html

http://www.elearnenglishlanguage.com/difficulties/alltogetheraltogether.html

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/altogether

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/altogether

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