COMMAS & RELATIVE CLAUSES
This exercise helps you to understand the difference between essential and non-essential relative clauses
and their effect on the use of the comma.
Remember, a comma is needed to separate non-essential relative clauses from the rest of the sentence
but not used with essential relative clauses.
Exercise 2: Classifying relative clauses
Read the sentences in the next exercise and decide whether each sentence includes one of the following:
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so make sure you read the feedback before moving on to the next question!
- essential relative clauses (needed to define the meaning of the word before)
- non-essential relative clauses (providing extra information which could be omitted)
- no relative clauses
Estimated time: 20 minutes.
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