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  • Clauses Identifying adjective, adverb, and noun clauses in a sentence.
  • Adjective Clause
    • Dependent clause
    • Modifies a noun or pronoun
    • Begins with a relative pronoun
  • Relative Pronouns
    • who
    • whom
    • whose
    • which
    • that
    • where and when (sometimes)
  • Adjective Clause examples
    • Men who are in the cooking contest should know how to make chili.
    • Biology is a course my uncle teaches .
    • (Watch Out--for the understood “that”)
  • Adverb Clauses
    • Dependent clause
    • Modifies a verb, adverb or adjective
    • Introduced by a subordinating conjunction
  • Subordinating Conjunctions
    • after as though since when
    • although because so that whenever
    • as before than where
    • as if even though though wherever
    • as long as if unless whether
    • as soon as in order that until while
  • Adverb Clause examples
    • Because it was raining , we came inside.
    • We went to the football game after we ate dinner.
  • Don’t forget the position rules!
    • If the clause begins the sentence=
    • Adverb or Noun
    • If the clause follows the subject =
    • Adjective
    • If the clause follows the verb =
    • Adverb or Noun
  • Noun Clauses
    • Dependent clause
    • Used as a subject, a complement (such as a predicate nominative, direct object, or indirect object) or object of the preposition
  • Words used to introduce Noun Clauses
    • how when who,whom
    • that where whoever
    • what which whose
    • whatever why whichever
    • whether if
  • Noun Clause examples
    • I know Latin . (noun)
    • I know that Latin is no longer spoken as a native language . (noun clause- DO)
    • Their destination is unknown. (noun)
    • Where they are going is unknown. (noun clause- Subject)
  • Noun Clause examples
    • Their discussion was about what you bought at the mall. (noun clause- OP)
    • Their discussion is whether you should go back to the mall. (noun clause- PN)