The Adverb Clause. How? Where? When? Why?. To what extent? Under what condition?. Where can you find an adverb ?. Adverbs modify : VERBS , ADJECTIVES , and other ADVERBS. …therefore you can find them:. Nearly anywhere in the sentence…
VERBS,ADJECTIVES,and other ADVERBS
(tells: how he can run)
(tells: to what extent, she likes…)
(modifies the adverbquickly. It answers – How quickly?)
(Just remember the word not is always an adverb.)
(The words always,never, sometimes, rarely, etc.
are also adverbs)
Your book is here.
Your pencil is there.
The birds are flying high.
The plane is flying by.
He came home late.
She woke early.
They are performing now.
She will do her homework later.
They will leave soon.
They will leave (in a few minutes).
They will leave when they are ready.
…beginning, middle or end…
(modifies the verb sit and tells where)
(modifies the verb go and tells when)
(modifies the verb look, telling how S. and A. look)
(modifies the adjective Happy, telling why Maia was happy.)
(modifies the adverb higher, telling to what extent or how much higher Will can climb)
(modifies the verb will go, telling under what condition we will go to the beach.)
after as thoughsincewhen
although becauseso thatwhenever
as if howthoughwherever
as long as ifunlesswhether
as soon as in order thatuntilwhile
(After lunch) we’ll finish building the rocket.
After you wash the dishes, you can make the bed.
Adjective ClauseAdverb ClauseNoun Clause