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Adverbial clause 2

  1. 1. Past Future PresentAdverb Clauses of Time By: Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar http://wwwdrshadiabanjar.blogspot.comDr. Shadia Y. Banjar 1
  2. 2. Adverb Clauses of Time What is an Adverb? What is a Clause? What is an Adverb Clause?Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 2
  3. 3. An adverb is a word that describes or adds to the meaning of a verb, an adjective and another adverb, etc. A clause is a group of related words containing a subject and a verb. A clause forms a sentence or part of a sentence and often functions as a noun, an adjective or an adverb.Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 3
  4. 4. Adverb Clauses ADVERB CLAUSES are called ADVERB CLAUSESbecause they function to describe or define the why,how, when, or conditions under which somethinghappens. ADVERB CLAUSES are easy to identify because theybegin with the SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONSyou’re already used to identifying, words like: AFTER, IF,SINCE, WHEN, BECAUSE, ALTHOUGH, UNTIL. ADVERB CLAUSES can appear anywhere in asentence: as the sentence opener, between theSUBJECT and PERFORMING VERB of theINDEPENDENT CLAUSE, or as the sentence closer. Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 4
  5. 5. Types of adverb clauses: Adverb Clause of Time Adverb Clause of Reason Adverb Clause of Concession Adverb Clause of Contrast Adverb Clause of Result Adverb Clause of Purpose Adverb Clause of Place Adverb Clause of MannerDr. Shadia Y. Banjar 5
  6. 6. Adverb Clauses of Time Form: These clauses are introduced by an adverb of time such as when, whenever, while, as, before, after, till, until, since and as soon as.Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 6
  7. 7. Adverb Clauses of TimeExamples: When he comes, he will tell us the story. Monica was reading while Tom was writing. The lecture started as we arrived. I will stay with the baby until you come home. After she had got the money, she bought the car. Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 7
  8. 8. Analysis: Ex. When the phone rang, the baby woke up.Notice: this sentence consists of a subordinate clause followedby a main clause. The subordinate clause is a dependent clause begins with what is called a subordinating conjunction. This causes the clause to be dependent upon the rest of the sentence for its meaning; it cannot stand by itself. Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar 8
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