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  1. Adverb Clauses the Action Occurs HOW, WHEN, WHERE, WHY, AND UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS

  2. Adverb Clause is…

  3. What it does • Tells • How Two people can enjoy a movie, if theycan agree on what movie to see. How can two people enjoy a movie? if they can agree on what movie to see Note: Answers to the adverbial questions are sentence fragments.

  4. What it does • Tells • How • When After wego to the store, wecan have lunch. When can we have lunch? after we go to the store Note: Answers to the adverbial questions are sentence fragments.

  5. What it does • Tells • How • When • Where Profanity is not acceptable where young children are playing. Where is profanity not acceptable? where young children are playing Note: Answers to the adverbial questions are sentence fragments.

  6. What it does • Tells • How • When • Where • Why Iam going to ask Sally to the prom because sheis a pretty girl. Why am I going to ask Sally to the prom? because she is a pretty girl Note: Answers to the adverbial questions are sentence fragments.

  7. What it does • Tells • How • When • Where • Why • Under what conditions If Iget up late, Momwill drive me to school. Under what condition will Mom drive me to school? if I get up late Note: Answers to the adverbial questions are sentence fragments.

  8. Linking the clauses Subordinate clauses are linked to the main clause by Subordinating Conjunctions.

  9. How to find it First find the verbs and the predicates. Second find the subjects. If the subject is preceded by a subordinate conjunction if is a subordinate clause. If the subordinate clause answers an adverbial question (how, when, where, why or under what conditions), it is an adverb clause. “Because” tells why Because we will be building complex sentences, this class needs to understand and identify adverb clauses. Because wewill be building complex sentences, this classneeds to understand and identify adverb clauses. Because we will be building complex sentences, this class needs to understand and identify adverb clauses. Because wewill be building complex sentences, this classneeds to understand and identify adverb clauses.

  10. When did Juan order the pizza? after he found out what everyone wanted on it Your Turn Juanordered pizza after hefound out what everyone wanted on it. Juan ordered pizza after he found out what everyone wanted on it. Juanordered pizza after hefound out what everyone wanted on it. Find the adverb clause What is the subject, predicate of each clause? Which clause is the main, subordinate clause? What is the subordinating conjunction? What adverbial question is being asked?

  11. When will I give you a call? when I get there Your Turn When I get there, I’ll give you a call. When Iget there, I’ll give you a call. When Iget there, I’ll give you a call. Find the adverb clause What is the subject, predicate of each clause? Which clause is the main, subordinate clause? What is the subordinating conjunction? What adverbial question is being asked?

  12. When and where will we cheer for Bob? as he crosses the finish line Your Turn We will cheer for Bob as he crosses the finish line. Wewill cheer for Bob as hecrosses the finish line. Wewill cheer for Bob as hecrosses the finish line. Find the adverb clause What is the subject, predicate of each clause? Which clause is the main, subordinate clause? What is the subordinating conjunction? What adverbial question is being asked?

  13. References O'Brien, E. (2011).Diagramming Clauses .Retrieved from http://www.english-grammar-revolution.com/diagramming-clauses.html Royster, J. J., Lester, M., & Ligature, Inc. (1999). Writer’s choice: grammar and composition. New York: Glencoe, McGraw-Hill. Simmons, R.L. (2011). The adverb clause. Retrieved from http:/www.chompchomp.com/ terms/adverbclause.htm.

  14. Graphics credits Photos: Barbara Enoch Grammar Bytes: Simmons, Robin L. (2011) by permission at <http://chompchomp.com/menu.htm>. Learn 4 Good: By permission (D. von Chamier, personal communication, February 21, 2011)

  15. Hyperlink credits Adverb clause examples. Retrieved from: <http://www.learn4good.com/languages/evrd_grammar/adverb_clauses_ex.htm> Rackham, M. (Writer). (2009). Advanced grammar: adverb clauses . Available from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylvCDgd4_fA Selcke, Paul (Writer). (2009). What is an adverb clause? Available from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6bfbdqJPiY&NR=1&feature=fvwp Simmons, Robin (2011) Commas – exercise 5. Retrieved from: <http://chompchomp.com/hotpotatoes/commas05a.htm>. Permission at: http://www.chompchomp.com/presentations.htm

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