# Solutions Intermediate Unit 3: Defining & Non-defining relative clauses

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This lesson contains 14 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.

## Items in this lesson

#### Slide 1 -Slide

What is a relative clause?
A
Het is een bekende van je
B
Dat hangt er van af, alles is relatief
C
Het is een bijzin

#### Slide 3 -Slide

Defining relative clauses give us...
A
Extra information
B
Essential information

#### Slide 4 -Quiz

Non-defining relative clauses give us...
A
Extra information
B
Essential information

#### Slide 8 -Slide

The girl, who I love so much, has betrayed me.
Is who I love so much a defining or a non-defining relative clause?
A
defining relative clause
B
non-defining relative clause

#### Slide 9 -Quiz

Which clauses have commas?
A
defining relative clauses
B
non-defining relative clauses

#### Slide 10 -Quiz

who lives over there
The girl who lives over there has betrayed me.
Is who lives over there a defining or a non-defning relative clause?
A
defining relative clause
B
non-defining relative clause

#### Slide 11 -Quiz

Non-defining relative clause
Defining relative clause
James Naismith, who was born in Canada, was working at a YMCA school.
It needed to be a sport which would keep students fit.
The man who invented it was James Naismith.
Naismith went to Berlin, where the games took place that year.
In 1936, when Naismith was 75 years old, basketball officially became part of the Olympic Games.
Naismith was working in Massachusetts, which is really cold in the winter.

#### Slide 12 -Drag question

"My brother who lives in Italy has a nice flat."
Which is true?
A
I have multiple brothers
B
I only have one brother

#### Slide 13 -Quiz

"My brother who lives in Italy has a nice flat."

This is a defining relative clause (no comma's!)

Defining relative clause = You need this information to know who the speaker is talking about.
Because 'my brother' is not enough information, you can assume the speaker has multiple brothers.