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  1. ADVERB CLAUSES

  2. MainClause AdverbClause • Wewatched TV a lot • Ticketscostmore whentheOlympicswere on. Becauseathletesearnsomuch PLACEMENT AND PUNCTUATION

  3. TYPES Before I playedbasketball, Thecoach met with her players, I was a soccerplayer. afterthegamewasover. AdverbClausesOf Time

  4. I’veseenchildrenplayingsoccer • Anywhereyougo, everywhereI’vebeenoutsidethe U.S. sportsstarsarenationalheroes. AdverbClauses Of Place

  5. Nowthattelevisioncoversthegames, He wasunabletoplay in the final game billions of people can seetheOlympics. as he had hurt his ankle. AdverbClauses Of Reason

  6. Unlesstheticketscosttoomuch, • Onlyifshewinsthegoldmedal we’llgotothegamenextSaturday. willsheget a professionalcontract. AdverbClauses Of Condititon

  7. Theywonthegame, • Althoughtheirteam is talented, thoughtheydidn’treallydeservethevictory. theyjustdidn’twin. AdverbClauses Of Contrast

  8. 1. Adverbclausesindicatehow, when, where, why, orunderwhatconditionsthingshappen;ortheyintroduce a contrast. • I wenthomewhenthegamewasover. • Shedroppedout of theracebecauseshewasinjured.

  9. 2. Adverbclauses of time indicatewhensomethinghappens. Theyareintroducedbyafter, as, as soon as, before, bythe time, once, since, until/ till, when, whenever, while, etc. • Theracewill start as soon as everyone is in places. • Wealwaysdrinkwaterbeforewe start a game.

  10. 3. Adverbclauses of placeindicatewheresomethinghappens. *Prefessionalsportsareplayedwheretherearebigstadiums. *Majorathletesare popular wherevertheygo.

  11. 4. Adverbclauses of reasonindicatewhysomethinghappens. Theyareintroducedby as, because, nowthat (=becausenow), since, etc. NOTE: Since and as areusedboth in adverbclauses of time and of reason. • Shewonthemedalbacauseshe had practicedtirelessly. • Since he didn’tregister intime, he can’tplay. • Barry has playedsportssince he enteredhighschool.(time –since= startingfromthatpoint)

  12. 5. Adverbclauses of conditionindicateunderwhatconditionssomethinghappens. Theyareintroducedbyevenif, if, onlyif, unless, etc. NOTE:Ifthesentencebeginswithonlyif, thesubjectandverb of themainclauseareinverted, and no comma is used. * You’llimproveifyoupracticedaily. • Evenif he practicesconstatly, he won’tmaketheteam. • OnlyifanotherathletedropsoutwillBettymaketheteam.

  13. 6. Adverbclauses of contrastmake a contrastwiththe idea expressed in theindependentclause. Theyareintroducedbyalthough, eventhough, though, whereas, while, etc. NOTE: While is usedtointroduceboth a clause of contrastand a clause of time. • He losttheracealthough he wasfavored. • Although / eventhough / though he is quiteyoung, he wasselectedfortheteam. • Whiletheylostthegame, theyplayedtheirbest.(contrast) • Weatewhilewewerewatchingthegame.(time)