ARSENIO’S ESL PODCAST | SEASON 5 EPISODE 139 | GRAMMAR | NOMINAL CLAUSES

  • That clauses usually come after adjectives or verbs describing thoughts and opinions, and reporting verbs. The word that can be omitted.

People are concerned that oil prices are rising

It is believed we will need 50% more food in the future.

  • Question clauses include question words and answer the question.

Pollution is what worries me the most. (What worries you the most?)

  • We use if/whether to place yes/no questions in a statement.

We must ask ourselves whether we can really cope. (Can we cope?)

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