February 03, 2016

Joining two or more Sentences(DAY 25-26)

Joining two or more Sentences
Now let’s come to understand how we join two or more sentences.

We join two or three, four sentences using conjunctions and relative pronouns.

What are the major conjunctions?
After, before, while, when, if, because, though,
and, but, so, either or, neither nor.

What are relative pronouns?
Relative pronouns are also join two sentences. Let’s take an example.

He is a boy. This boy gave me an apple.

How to combine these two sentences?

He is the boy who gave me this apple.

This is my house. I live here.
This is where I live.

He is the person. He came first in the class.
He is the person who came first.

The time now is 9’O clock. At 9’O clock I eat my breakfast.
This is the time when I eat my breakfast.

So, this who, which, where and when have combined these 2 sentences.

Activity – 1
Use the following clues and use appropriate conjunctions / relative pronouns and complete the sentences and also check tenses.

Home

1.  My father go office. We go school. (after)
2.  My father get the time. He take us to a movie. (when)
3.  Every Sunday we go to my grandmother. She lives in a nearby village. (who)
4.  My mother get up. We get up. (before)
5.  My mother cook in the night. We study. (while)

6.  My relatives come in summer holidays. We really enjoy. (when)
7.  My father strict. We love him. (though)
8.  I help my mother at home. She has backache. (because)
School
1.  The security guard come to school. We come to school. (before)
2.  I not come to school in bus. My house is nearby. (because)
3.  I not well. I not go to the school. (when)
4.  In my school, we have communication skills classes. It help in life. (because)
5.  Summer holidays come. I feel bored. (when)
6.  I like my school. They have activities. (because)
7.  You come to my school. Meet me in lunch time. We not allowed to meet visitors. (if, because)
8.  My school in the centre of the city. Lot of noise. (because)
Activity - 2
Use the Conjuctions and Relative pronouns given below and
fill in the blanks in complex sentences given.

1.     I came late .............. the bus came late.
2.     .............. you give me the money I will start a business.
3.     .............. I work hard I failed.
4.     I will come .............. the movie is over.
5.     Will you help me .............. I help you?
6.     The door was locked .............. I waited outside.
7.     .............. you came I was watching a movie.
8.     Do you browse the net .............. midnight?
9.     Will you join B.Tech .............. your inter?
10.   This is the fridge .............. is not working.
11.   Here is .............. we are starting Track Institute.
12.   .............. you come to my house I will give you the book.
13.   .............. you finish the work meet me.
14.   .............. who work hard will get a salary raise.
15.   .............. you don't listen to me how can I help you?
16.   .............. 4 years are over there will be a change in the country.
17.   There are many people in India .............. get less than Rs.400 per month.
18.   .............. you came Lalitha came.

19.   .............. I finish the work I will go to a movie.
20.   .............. we tried we failed.
21.   .............. he is poor he helps everybody.
22.   .............. I finish this book I will become confident.
23.   There are four gifts of mine .............. are very precious.
24.   .............. works hard wins.
25.   Count your chickens .............. they hatch.
26.   .............. will take care of you after I die?
27.   I will help you .............. you help me.
28.   I hate those .............. lie.
29.   I called you so many times .............. you ignore me.
30.   .............. you come fast we can reach the station.
31.   I will cook .............. sleep for 2 hours.
32.   .............. he was not free he took out time for me.
33.   .............. friend of yours will help you in times of trouble?
34.   .............. you have 10 lakhs we can easily earn one crore.
35.   Can you understand .............. people live?
36.   When will you start the lesson .............. is pending?
37.   How many times will I tell you .............. you are beautiful?
38.   He is the best .............. thinks he is.
39.   I will tell you .............. is painting.
40.   .............. I finish 50 sentences I will stop it.
41.   Who will meet you .............. the movie is over.
42.   Bhagavadgita is the book .............. talks about the Karma phiolosophy.
43.   Indian culture is the most ancient culture in the world .............. the most mystereous.
44.   India will change .............. it discovers itself.
45.   He is the person .............. I like very much.
46.   I don't think .............. he is a good person.
47.   .............. you practice this book twice you will be a master in English.
48.   Nobody likes you .............. you are selfish.
49.   I got less marks .............. I was ill before the exam.
50.   There is a crowd here .............. there was an accident.