Toefl Structure Skill Adjective Clause for English
Ability: adjective clause
In this exercise we will notice to several parts that how an adjective section join immediately a connector; an adjective section can join also be the theme of the clause at the equal time.
Within the initial model, there are two paragraph: we is the issue of the verb are gaze, and to facilitate is the theme of the verb is. These two passage are attached among the connector to. observe that in this example the statement that supply two functions by the equal time: it is the problem of the verb is, and it is the linker to joins the two paragraph. The adjective part that is relatively exclusive depict the noun home.
Inside the subsequent example, nearby in addition two passage: house is the topic of the verb look, and that is the issue of the verb is. In this case, that as well provide two task: it is the theme of the verb is, and it is the joiner that link the two clauses. since that is rather exclusive is an adjective part recitation the noun house, it frankly pursue house.
The subsequent illustration explains how this judgment outline might be tested in the formation piece of the TOEFL test.
______ just dropped off a package for you is my brother.
(A) The man
(B) The man who
(C) Because the man
(D) With the man
In this illustration, you must observe at once that the judgment has two verbs, dropped and is, and both of them should a question. The simply answer near has two issue is answer (B), so answer (B) is the correct answer. The accurate sentence must say: The man who just dropped off a package for you is my brother. In this judgment man is the focus of the verb is, and who is the subject of the verb dropped. Who is also the joiner that links the two clauses?
all of the subsequent sentences have further one clause. highlight the subjects previously and the verbs twice. Circle the connectors. Then point out if the sentences are correct (C) or incorrect (I).
1. The girls that were wet in the rain did not get ill. (C)
First Clause : The girls did not get ill (correct)
Second Clause : that were wet (correct)
THAT functions as CONNECTOR and SUBJECT, too. Verb is WERE.
2. I did not vote for the politician who he just won the election. (I)
First Clause : I did not vote the politician. (Correct)
Second Clause : Who he just won the election (Incorrect)
It should be "Who just won the election". There are double subject: WHO and HE.
WHO functions as CONNECTOR and SUBJECT. WON is Verb. So, remove HE.
3. The cat that walking belongs to my neighbor. (I)
First Clause : The cat belongs to my neighbor (correct)
Second Clause: that walking (incorrect).
THAT functions as CONNECTOR and SUBJECT. But IS is missing
The second sentence should be "that is walking".
4. I took two of the blue pens, which were very effective in writing. (C)
First Clause : I took two of the blue pens. (correct)
Second Clause : which were very effective in writing. (correct)
Which functions as CONNECTOR and SUBJECT, too?