Module 6 Old and New Grammar Non-defining attributive clauses 1.Compare the two groups of the sentences. 1) The old man that you met at the school gate is a professor. The old man is a prof
essor, who is over 80 years old. Grammar 1 2) The temple which is a place of interest in our hometown, dates from Song dynasty. Which kind of sentence contains essential information about the subject? A defining relative clause. Which contain extra information? A non-defining relative clause 2.Tell the following sentences “T” or “F”. If it is “F” correct it . 1) Sun Yat-sen who because President of the Republic of China in 1912,died in 1925. ( F ) 2)The person who is speaking is American. (T ) 3)This is the most interesting story that he’s ever heard.T ( ) 4) His father who works in a factory is 45 years old. ( F ) 5) He is a very kind-hearted man, who is always ready to help others. ( T ) 6) The building of the Grand Canal which is the world’s longest canal, began in 486BC. ( F ) 3.Translate the sentences. 1) 去年我参观过长城，它很美． Last year I visited the Great Wall, which was wonderful. 2) 你查阅的那本英语词典是我的． The English dictionary you referred to is mine 3)告诉我这件事的那个人拒不说出他 的姓名． The man who told me this refused to give me his name. 4)彼得开了整整一天车，他建议在 下一个城镇停留． Peter, who had been driving all day , suggested stopping at the next town. 5)他有一个在医院工作的儿子． He has a son who works in a hospital. 6)他有一个儿子，在医院工作． He has a son, who works in a hospital.