Adverb Clauses and Dependent Clauses

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This is a quick description of the placement and the nature of adverb clauses, main clauses, and dependent clauses as a whole.

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Adverb Clauses and Dependent Clauses

  1. 1. Adverb Clausesand the Family
  2. 2. adverb (ˈ ɜˈb ædˈv )—nadva. a word or group of words that serves to modify a whole sentence, a verb, another adverb, or an adjective; for example, probably, easily, very, and happily respectively in the sentence They could probably easily envy the very happily married couple.From dictionary.comTells How, When, Where orWhy.
  3. 3. Adverb ClausesClause – a group of words with a subject and a verb.Dependent Clauses vs. Independent ClausesDEPENDENT CLAUSE:Needs mommy and/or daddy (independentclause).Example:“Because he is a cry baby…”Can this group of words be all byitself?NO!!!!!
  4. 4. Adverb ClausesClause – a group of words with a subject and a verb.Dependent Clauses vs. Independent ClausesINDEPENDENT CLAUSE:Can live on its own. It’sa “grown-up.”Example:“He can’t go to school withOther kids.”Can this group of words be alone?YES!!!
  5. 5. Punctuating Adverb Clauses.Because he is a cry baby,he can’t go to school withother kids.He can’t go to school withother kids because he is acry baby.
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