When you are familiar with the relative pronouns in English, it will be much easier understanding those in French. However, if you cannot recall all the grammar lessons in school, you do not have to worry since the topic is easy to comprehend. People tend to use relative pronouns in their communications hence it will be easier to remember what they were taught in school. To understand the English relative pronouns, you need to know what they are, they include words such as who, which, that, whom and where. Furthermore, the pronouns are used to serve several purposes. For instance, they can be sued to point out clearly or accurately identify the person or thing being referred to. Alternatively, pronouns can be used to supply more information about the person or thing being talked about.
It is worth noting that pronouns can also be used in grammar to connect the dependent clause or relative clause to the main clause and also to replace the subject, direct object, indirect object, or preposition. The French version of relative pronouns are used in the same way as the English ones. The following are the words that serve as relative pronouns in French, they include qui, que, lequel, auquel, duquel, dont and o.
In this section, we will discuss how the French relative pronouns are used. You can use the pronouns Qui and que to refer to persons or things. While qui is used to refer to the subject, que on the other hand, is for the direct object.
For purposes of understanding, lequel serve the same purpose as the English relative pronoun “which” which is used for indirect objects. In most cases, lequel need to follow the prepositions , de or pour and only used when … Read More..Read More →