Everything you wanted to know about Clauses. But were too terrified to ask. (And rightfully so) 11 Slides. 2 Types of Clauses. independent subordinate (noun, adjective, adverb). Independent Clause. Expresses a complete thought and can stand by itself.
But were too terrified to ask.
(And rightfully so)
Does not express a complete thought. Cannot stand by itself.
The novel that I am reading right now is about a woman who has an adulterous affair.
Adj. clause are usually introduced by pronouns who, whom, whose , which and that (relative pronouns).
Dorsa sounds as if she has caught a cold. [tells how Dorsa sounds.]
Before he left, Albert turned off the lights. [before he left tells when lights were turned off]
Some are: after, before, unless, although, if, until, since, wherever (see page 102).