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Exercise on Relative Clauses (Contact clauses)

Forming relative clauses

Combine the sentences using a relative clause. Use relatvie pronouns only where necessary. Note that you have to use commas in some of the sentences.

A holiday in Scotland

  1. We spent our holiday in Scotland last year. Scotland is in the north of Great Britain.
    Last year we
  2. People live in Scotland. They are called Scots.
    The people
  3. We first went to Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland.
    We first
  4. Arthur Conan Doyle was born in Edinburgh. He wrote the Sherlock Holmes stories.
    Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Then we visited a lake. It is in the Highlands.
    The lake
  6. Loch Ness is 37 km long. People know it for its friendly monster.
    Loch Ness
  7. There we met an old man. He told us that he had seen Nessie.
    An old man
  8. We then travelled to a mountain. The mountain is near the town of Fort William.
    We then
  9. The mountain is the highest mountain in Great Britain. It is called Ben Nevis.
    The mountain
  10. I sent you a postcard. It was written on the summit of Ben Nevis.
    The postcard