Relative Clauses – The Friend Page

Do you have a friend who you love to hang out with?

Do you have a friend who is an addict?

Do you have a friend who owns a motorcycle in Japan?

Do you have a friend who was born in Virginia?

Do you have a friend who doesn’t know about the Wall Street protest?

Do you have a friend who doesn’t know how to make feijoada?

Do you have a friend who has been to Africa

Do you have a friend who is in the military?

a close friend
an intimate friend
an old friend
a longtime friend
a comrade
a companion
an acquaintance
a mate
a pal
a buddy

How many words for friend are there in your language?

Speaking English and Speaking French

How do the words vary in meaning?

un ami – un coupain

What is the difference?

Do you speak French?

In Britain, television advertisements are full of French phrases.

Types of Friends

What is friendship?

How important is it for you?

How many really good friends do you have?

Are friends more important than family, in some situations?

Look at these pairs:

a friend who I have drifted apart from
a friend who I had drifted apart from

a friend who I had fallen out with
a friend who I have fallen out with

Can you see the difference?

a friend who I used to go to school with

a friend who I used to live with

a friend who

a friend who lives in New York
a friend who lives in LA
a friend who studied in Tehran
a friend who has a dog
a friend who has never been to India
a friend who I will never forget

Making Friends

Is it hard to make friends?

It depends on the situation.
It depends where you are.
It depends on where you are.

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Relative Clauses

Do you have …

a friend who you have lost touch with
a friend whom you have lost touch with
a friend with whom you have lost touch
a friend who you don’t see any more
a friend who you don’t see much any more
a friend who you don’t see very much anymore?

Look at these two:

Do you have a friend who is able to speak English better than you?
Do you have a friend who is not able to speak English as well as you?

Word Family

friend
friends
friendship
friendly
unfriendly
friendless
alone and friendless
befriend
befriended

There I was, alone and friendless.

I was befriended by an Italian couple. They were very friendly.

Then I befriended an English couple. They were not very friendly at first but then we warmed to each other and we got on famously.

What is friendship?
How important is it in your life?

Do you have a friend who knows about the military industrial complex?
Do you have a friend who doesn’t know about the military industrial complex?

a friend who you play sport with

Link to a page with audio phrases books in other languages

Comparative Forms

Link to The Friend Page – Comparative Forms

Adjectives

World English Course

There are lots of things you can learn in the World English Course. There is a place where you can talk about work and there is also a place where you can find a job and a place where you can find staff. There is a place where you can have fun and there is a place where you can talk about food or family. There is also a place where you can talk about money or love or philosophy. You can study anything you want anytime you want. You can do it once a week or every day or any time you like. Have fun! Work hard! Tell your friends and family members! Enjoy!

Lesson One: Cooking in English – The Food Page

Lesson Two: Family and Relationships – The Family Page

Lesson Three: Relaxation and Enjoyment – The Fun Page

Lesson Four: Things you Have to do – The Work Page

Lesson Five: Time and Money – The Money Page

Lesson Six: Art and Love – The Heart Page

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