142 FREE Clauses Worksheets
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Here you can find 142 worksheets that deal with the topic of clauses. This section is also divided into subsections which can assist you in locating the right activity for your students. This worksheet is for pre-intermediate students who need more practice using time clauses. All the teacher’s notes and materials are included for this fifteen minute practice activity so it is easy to include in your lesson plan. There are other worksheets about clauses too and since they are all free and easy to print, you may as well look at several different ones before deciding what would be best for your students. If you have your own worksheets on clauses, you can upload them to the website for other teachers to use.
There are different types of clauses that students will learn throughout their English studies. It is important to focus on one or two types of clauses at a time so that students do not become overwhelmed by the difference structures and uses. Certain clauses can be introduced in lower level classes while others are best saved for more advanced students. What you include in your course will obviously be greatly influenced by the level and age range of your students.
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142 FREE Clauses Worksheets

GRAMMAR TIP:What Are Clauses?
In grammar, a clause is the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition . In some languages it may be a pair or group of words that consists of a subject and a predicate, although in other languages in certain clauses the subject may not appear explicitly as a noun phrase. It may instead be marked on the verb (this is especially common in null subject languages). The most basic kind of sentence consists of a single clause. More complicated sentences may contain multiple clauses, including clauses contained within clauses. Clauses are divided into two categories: independent clauses and dependent clauses. Independent clauses can be easily differentiated from dependent clauses by their ability to stand by themselves, even when connected with different clauses in the same sentence.
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Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

Defining and Non-Defining Relative Clauses

This power point explains the differences between defining and non-defining relative clauses with the help of well-chosen examples. It makes it even more comprehensible through exercises. I hope t ...
7 Intermediate
Reduction Of Relative Clauses / Participles

Reduction Of Relative Clauses / Participles

This power point explains how relative clauses could be reduced together with suitable examples. As students get confused about this grammar subject, it shows them clear ways to understand it bett ...
3 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Christmas Carol Reading

Christmas Carol Reading

I've used this when reading the story "Christmas Carol" By Charles Dickens with my students. It was useful to help retelling and also to remember details about the story. Although there is a movi ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Relative Pronouns Worksheet II

Relative Pronouns Worksheet II

This is a worksheet for teaching or revising relative pronouns at pre-intermediate level. There are 2 different activities in which students are asked to combine the pair of sentences using a ...
4 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Relative Pronouns - Worksheet

Relative Pronouns - Worksheet

Muhammad Razzaq
Mostly the students have to face a lot of problems while using relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that). They also work like connectors and conjunctions. This worksheet can be very usef ...
4 Elementary
Pyramid - Game to Practice Relative Clauses

Pyramid - Game to Practice Relative Clauses

Pyramid is an American game show based on guessing words. It is perfect for esl classroom as it uses mostly relative clauses and it is pure fun. Show students a part of an actual show (I used one ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Concession Clauses

Concession Clauses

After introducing the topic, these cards can be used to clear out doubts on the structure and formation of these clauses. It's an inductive procedure that can be fun to apply in the classroom as ...
5 Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Noun Clauses Activity with Youtube Video

Movie Worksheet: Noun Clauses Activity with Youtube Video

The worksheet is the dialogue from a youtube video of a Jay Lennon character interviewing the 2012 Republican Primary election. Instead of talking about politics, they discuss noun clauses with a ...
3 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Movie Worksheet: Futurama, Season 1, Episode 1 (Relative Clauses)

Movie Worksheet: Futurama, Season 1, Episode 1 (Relative Clauses)

This was made in response to the request of my teenage upper- intermediate class to 'watch Futurama' at the end of their 3 hour Saturday lesson. The first page is designed as a quick whiteboard/ a ...
2 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
JC'S Participial Phrases Explained

JC'S Participial Phrases Explained

Participial phrases can be very easy or very difficult. In this power point presentation I try to make it easy. In it, the "mysteries" of participial phrases are explained in a simple an ...
10 Upper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Relative Clauses With Prepositional Verbs Worksheet

Relative Clauses With Prepositional Verbs Worksheet

This is a a worksheet for teaching or revising relative clauses with prepositional verbs at pre-intermediate level.Students are asked to join fourteen different sentences by changing the second of ...
6 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Relative Clauses Multiple Choice Activity

Relative Clauses Multiple Choice Activity

This is a pretty easy worksheet for teaching or revising relative pronouns and relative clauses at pre-intermediate level. There's an easy activity in which students are asked to fill in the ...
5 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
ABC's of Relative Clauses - How Cats Became Sacred in Egypt

ABC's of Relative Clauses - How Cats Became Sacred in Egypt

By using a "creation myth": how cats invented relative clauses, this fun-packed power point presentation aims to present or revise relative clauses. It covers defining and non-defining relative cl ...
6 Upper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Compare and Contrast Signal Words

Compare and Contrast Signal Words

A long and comprehensive list of  compare contrast signal words categorized by grammatical function. It helps students to use although, however, similarly and both..and correctly. You can gi ...
9 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Relative Pronouns Elementary Worksheet

Relative Pronouns Elementary Worksheet

This is a very simple and easy worksheet for teaching or revising relative pronouns: who, which and whose at elementary level. Students are asked to complete thirty five different sentences f ...
13 Elementary

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