Adverb Subordinate Clause by alicejenny

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									Adverb Subordinate Clause


         ADVSC
Function
   Modifies verbs, adjectives, and adverbs
   Answers the questions why?, how?,
    when?, or under what condition?
Signaled by the presence of a
subordinate conjunction
 TIME CAUSE + EFFECT OPPOSITION CONDITION
 after because         although      if
 before since          though        unless
 when now that         even though   only if
 while as              whereas       whether or not
 since in order that   while         even if
 until so                            in case (that)
Sentence openers
   After he got himself under control, he
    apologized.
       Tells when he apologized.
   If you know whence you came, there is really no
    limit to where you can go.
       Tells the condition for not having limits.
   Because its primary reason for existence for
    government, Maycomb was spared the
    grubbiness that distinguished most Alabama
    towns its size.
       Tells why Maycomb wasn’t grubby.
Subject-verb splits
   The truck drivers, when they heard that Maxie
    Hammerman had been released, were furious
       Tells when the drivers were furious
   Uncle Hammer, as he had every day since he
    had arrived, wore sharply creased pants, a
    vest over a snow-white shirt, and shoes that
    shone like midnight.
       Tells when he dressed neatly
Sentence closers
   Alfred quietly slipped out the back door
    and waited until Henry left.
       Tells when Alfred waited
   Bert seemed a little sheepish as he
    followed the other members to their
    seats at the front of the room.
       Tells when Bert seemed sheepish
Punctuation rules
   If ADVSC begins a sentence, always use
    a comma.
   If ADVSC splits the subject and verb,
    always use a comma.
   If ADVSC is after the independent clause,
    a comma is usually not needed.
Sentence combining


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