When to use WHICH and THAT

A clause is a group of words that has both a subject and a predicate. Every complete sentence is made up of at least one clause. With that, if the sentence has a clause but does not need it, use “which” and if the sentence does need the clause, use “that.”

Moreover, we use the word “That” to show a specific thing, object, subject item, or person. For example, “That’s the girl I am talking about” or “That is my book.” We use the word “which” to add information to objects, items, people, and situations. For example, “Sally returned with a cool damp towel which she placed on Lisa’s face and then the back of her neck” or “She mentioned all the details, which was all irrelevant.”

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Writing is a medium used to express ourselves as individuals. Writing is a skill developed to inspire, to educate and inform people. My experiences have molded me to become an effective communicator through hosting, teaching and writing. I have been trained as a News Writer and Photo journalist of The-Search Student Publication, Feature Writer of The-Lead Publication of University of Saint La Salle Bacolod. I am a freelance speech and declamation writer and freelance event host. I worked as Media Laboratory Coordinator at USLS-Bacolod for 1 year. I also worked as International School Teacher at Centurion International School for 6 months in Bangkok, Thailand I have a degree in Bachelor of Arts Major in Communication at the University of Saint La Salle Bacolod year 2018.