Grammar: Defining and non-defining relative clauses
Choose the correct answers.
- I can't remember the name of the café [that / where] we first met.
- Peter Fleming, [who / whose] brother wrote the James Bond stories, was famous as an adventurer and explorer.
- Could the person [whose / who his] car is blocking the main entrance please move it?
- Can you remember the name of the actor [which / who] played the main role in that film?
- The house, [which / that] was in a terrible state, was supposed to be haunted.
- There is a problem with my laptop [which / where] makes it get stuck sometimes.
- The student [whose / who her] essay got the highest marks was asked to read it out to the class.
- I'm training to be an electrician, [that / which] is difficult but very interesting.
- My aunt, [who / which] has a serious illness, doesn't go out very often.
- We're visiting New England, [whose / where] my parents were both born.
Correct the underlined mistakes. Leave out the relative pronoun where possible.
- My friends don't really like the films where I watch.
- My house, that it was the first one to be built, is at the end of the street.
- My cousin is a director that works on documentary films.
- I prefer living in the city, that you can always find something to do.
- In the next village, which accommodation is a lot cheaper, people rely on the local bus to get into town.
- Will works for a company that it makes parts for computers.
- The main character, who he was played by Robert Pattinson, was called Edward Cullen.
- The film who we saw on Friday was the best I've seen.
- People are always commenting on the clothes where I wear. They usually say nice things but not always!
- I wanted to learn Greek but my friends persuaded me to learn Italian, that is much easier.