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  • 7 Adverb Clauses Dance Lessons Focus on Grammar 5 Part VII, Unit 18 By Ruth Luman, Gabriele Steiner, and BJ Wells Copyright © 2006. Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Yes, you can dance! Yes, you can dance! Never feel like a stiff penguin on the dance floor again… … or worse, like a clumsy monster. We will teach you all the slick moves of tango and many other dances. When you start dancing, your life will change forever!
  • Adverb Clauses 1 Adverb Clauses 1 Adverb clauses are dependent clauses. They answer the questions how, when, where, or why. We’re getting swing dance lessons because we want to look good on the dance floor! I’m going to get swing dance lessons when I’m big.
  • Adverb Clauses 2 Adverb Clauses 2 Adverb clauses begin with subordinating conjunctions (also called subordinating adverbs). Examples because only if although while if when
  • Adverb Clauses 3 Adverb Clauses 3 A comma is necessary only if an adverb clause precedes a main clause. Adverb clauses may precede or follow a main clause. No comma We’re signing up for dance lessons since dancing is a great way to relieve stress. Comma Since dancing is a great way to relieve stress we’re signing up for dance lessons. ,
  • Be Careful! Be Careful! In future time clauses, use will and be going to in the main clause but not in the dependent clause. Future They are going to get tango lessons because they want to stand out on the dance floor! Present
  • Practice 1 Form sentences with main clauses preceding and following the adverb clauses. plan to take dance lessons II plan to take dance lessons.because I want to because Example: have more fun in my life. I want to have more fun in my life. Because I want to have more fun in my life , I plan to take dance lessons. He gets more enjoyment out he gets more enjoyment out 1. He will be a happier person if of his social life. if of his social life. He will be a happier person. If he gets more enjoyment out of his social life , he will be a happier person. 2. They are going to feel at ease dancing when they They are going to feel at ease dancing. overcome their shyness. They are going to overcome their shyness. when When they overcome their shyness , they are going to feel at ease dancing.
  • Adverb Clauses of Time Adverb Clauses of Time Adverb clauses of time answer the question when. Subordinating conjunctions include: as soon as, once. As soon as you start dancing salsa, you burn about 10 calories a minute. You won’t stop dancing once you feel at ease with the tango steps. As soon as and once express the idea that when one event happens, another event happens too.
  • Adverb Clauses of Place Adverb Clauses of Place Adverb clauses of place answer the question where. Subordinating conjunctions include: where, wherever. I look for parties where I can dance and meet new people. Wherever there is a dance party, there is an opportunity to meet new people.
  • Adverb Clauses of Reason Adverb Clauses of Reason Adverb clauses of reason answer the question why. Subordinating conjunctions include: because, since. I love to dance because dancing is great exercise. Since I need more exercise, I signed up for a ballet class.
  • Adverb Clauses of Condition 1 Adverb Clauses of Condition 1 Adverb clauses of condition answer the question under what condition. Subordinating conjunctions include: if, unless. We won’t enjoy parties if we don’t become better dancers. We won’t enjoy parties unless we become better dancers. Unless here means “if we don’t.”
  • Adverb Clauses of Condition 2 Adverb Clauses of Condition 2 Other subordinating conjunctions include: even if and only if. Even if means that the condition doesn’t matter; the result will be the same We’ll have fun at the party even if we don’t get to dance. We’ll have fun at the party only if we get to dance. Only if means that only one condition will produce the result.
  • Adverb Clauses of Contrast Adverb Clauses of Contrast Adverb clauses of contrast point out two opposing ideas. Subordinating conjunctions include: although, even if, even though, though, whereas, while. Robert signed them up for waltz lessons even though Rhonda wanted to learn salsa. Whereas Rhonda prefers salsa, Robert prefers the waltz.
  • Practice 2 Practice 2 Combine the sentences with the correct conjunctions. She is taking a dance class.because class Example: She wants to meet new friends. she wants to meet new friends. since 1. Unless heballroom dance every semester. He takes takes ballroom dance every He isn’t a he isn’t a happy semester, happy person. person. You include warm-up exercises. 2. If you include warm-up exercises, dancing Dancing won’t won’t hurt you. hurt you. I began dancing last year. 3. Since I began dancing last year, I feel I feel happier and healthier. happier and healthier. once unless because even though if 4. Dance will help you to be healthier, even though most Dance will help you to be healthier. Most people associate only only with loud parties. people associate dancedancewith loud parties.
  • References References Copyright © 2006 Pearson Education and its licensors. All rights reserved.