Reduction of adverb_clauses_to_modifying_adverbial_phrases[1]

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Reduction of adverb_clauses_to_modifying_adverbial_phrases[1]

  1. 1. Reduction of adverb clauses to modifying adverbial phrases.<br />
  2. 2. Some adverb clauses may also be changed to modifying phrases, and the ways in which the change are made are the same:<br />
  3. 3. Omit the subject of the dependent clause and the be form of the verb. <br />Some adverb clauses may also be changed to modifying phrases, and the ways in which the change are made are the same<br />If there is no beform of a verb, omit the subject and change the verb to –ing.<br />
  4. 4. Adverb Clause.<br />While I was walking to class, I ran into an old friend.<br />Phrase Modifying <br />While walking to class, I ran into an old friend.<br />
  5. 5. While I was sitting in class, I felt asleep<br />While Ann was sitting in class, she felt asleep. <br />. <br />While sitting in class, Ann felt asleep.<br />While sitting in class, I felt asleep.<br />
  6. 6. An adverb clause can be change to a modifying phrase. Only when the subject of the adverb clause and the subject of the main clause are the same. <br />
  7. 7. No Change Possible:<br />While the teacher was lecturing to the class, I felt asleep. <br />While we were walking home, a frog hopped across the road in front of us. <br />
  8. 8. Clause: Since Maria came to this country, she has made many friends. <br />Phrase: Since coming to this country, Maria has made many friends<br />
  9. 9. Expressing the Idea of "During the Same Time" in Modifying Adverbial Phrases.<br />Sometimes while is omitted but the -ing phrases at the beginning of the sentence gives the same meaning (during the same time).<br />
  10. 10. Examples.<br />
  11. 11. Expressing cause and Effect in modifying adverbial phrases.<br />Often an -ing phrases at the beginning of a sentence gives the meaning of "because“. <br />
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  13. 13. Expressing cause and Effect in modifying adverbial phrases.<br />
  14. 14. Using Upon + ing in Modifying adverb. <br />

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