Understanding Relative Clauses by Daniel Wiechmann download in iPad, ePub, pdf
When you are reading or hearing German, you are also going to need to be able to go backwards, i. Although Ramonita often thought about joining the choir, she never talked to her friends about it. It is difficult to know if you're using different patterns unless you keep in mind the way that clauses are combined in larger sentence-units of thought. My mother's house, which I grew up in, is very small.
The trouble was that they had never been there before. Semicolons should be used sparingly and only when the two independent clauses involved are closely related and nicely balanced in terms of length and import. Einstein, who was born in Germany, is famous for his theory of relativity. Words We Use to Talk about Clauses Learning the various terms used to define and classify clauses can be a vocabulary lesson in itself.
They must be combined with an independent clause so that they become part of a sentence that can stand by itself. Sometimes the relative pronoun can be left out of the sentence. The subordinate clause is created by a subordinating conjunction or dependent word. Yasmin is Ramonita's sister.
The team had fallen behind by ten points before they were able to figure out the opponent's defense. Torsten isst ein Brot mit Butter und Nutella, das er von zu Hause mitgebracht hat. When the pronoun is the object of the relative clause. The omitted words are noted in brackets below.