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Grammar Quiz prep
When she saw her sister's face, Sonia hid in the closet. What is the independent clause?
Sonia hid in the closet
Wherever he leads them, Sydney's friends will follow. What is the independent clause?
Sydney's friends will follow
The lion growled, as though it wanted to escape. What is the independent clause?
The lion growled
Roy's aunt will call him if she remembers his birthday. What is the independent clause?
Roy's aunt will call him
Definition of Adverb Clause:
a dependent clause that functions as an adverb.
Adverb clauses usually modify....
how, when, where, why, under what conditions the action of a verb is completed
adverb clauses sometimes modify...
adjectives and adverbs
the words that introduce adverb clauses
although, as, as if, as though, than
after, as, as long as, as soon as, before, since, until, when, whenever, while
where, wherever, whence, whither
as, because, in order that, since, so that, that
under what conditions?
although, as long as, even though, if, provided that, though, unless, whereas, whether, while
adverb clauses from which words have been omitted
When the clause is at the beginning of a sentence do you use a comma?
When the clause is at the end of a sentence do you use a comma?
Where do adjective clauses never appear?
in the middle of a sentence
Karen looks as innocent as a baby.
(as a baby)/as innocent
I liked the play at first, though I changed my mind later.
(though I changed my mind later)/liked
I will contine to drink diet soda until the sun goes down.
(until the sun goes down)/will continue
Since I ate the eels, I have felt sick.
(since I ate the eels)/adverb
The train whose whistle you hear just left.
(whose whistle you hear)/adjective