logging in or signing up Adverb clauses mosesalexander98 Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 153 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: June 01, 2013 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 1 Presentation Description How well do you understand adverb clauses? Take a look at this presentation. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Adverb Clauses: Adverb ClausesPowerPoint Presentation: Characteristics of an adverb clause It consists of: a) a subordinate connector b) a subject c) a verb It answers questions such as: a) When? b) Why? c) How? d) Where? e) Under what condition? An adverb clause may also show contrast.PowerPoint Presentation: Let’s consider this sentence. When I got home, Adverb clause I met the door unlocked. The adverb clause in this sentence answers the question: When did you meet the door unlocked? When I got home.PowerPoint Presentation: OBSERVE the adverb clause When I met the door unlocked. 1. It has a connector - when 2. It has a subject - I 3. It has a verb - got So, we have: connector + subject + verb = C S V I got home, C S VPowerPoint Presentation: Adverb clauses must have: an adverb clause connector a subject a verbPowerPoint Presentation: Adverb Clause Connectors Adverb clause connectors can be divided into groups, according to what they emphasize. Connectors may emphasize: Time Cause or reason Condition Contrast Manner PlaceCONNECTORS OF TIME: CONNECTORS OF TIME after as as long as as soon as before by the time once since until when whenever whileCONNECTORS OF CAUSE: CONNECTORS OF CAUSE as because inasmuch as now that sinceCONNECTORS OF CONDITION: CONNECTORS OF CONDITION if in case provided providing unless whetherCONNECTORS OF CONTRAST: CONNECTORS OF CONTRAST although even though though while whereasCONNECTORS OF MANNER & PLACE: CONNECTORS OF MANNER & PLACE MANNER PLACE as in that where whereverPowerPoint Presentation: Where to find adverb clauses in sentences Before an independent clause (with comma) If it rains a lot, the city will flood. Adverb clause + comma Independent clausePowerPoint Presentation: Where to find adverb clauses in sentences After an independent clause (no comma) The city will flood if it rains a lot. Adverb clause (no comma) Independent clausePowerPoint Presentation: Typical TOEFL question – adverb clause _________ a lot , the city will flood . What’s missing? OBSERVE the structure of the sentence. comma + independent = adverb clause at the beginning: adverb connector + subject + verb comma independentPowerPoint Presentation: Typical TOEFL question – adverb clause _________ a lot , the city will flood . What’s missing? OBSERVE the structure of the sentence. comma + independent = adverb clause at the beginning: If it rains comma independent If it rainsPowerPoint Presentation: _________ rains a lot. Another example OBSERVE the structure of the sentence There’s an independent clause at the beginning with no commas. There’s another verb: in the 2 nd part. SIGNALS: Adverb clause connector + subject are needed to complete the sentence. if it if it (rains) The city will floodPowerPoint Presentation: _________ mostly made of granite, Another example OBSERVE the structure of the sentence There’s an independent clause after the comma. In other words, there’s a comma + subject + verb) in the middle of the sentence. SIGNALS: Adverb clause connector + subject are needed at the beginning . it also contains some human-made materials.PowerPoint Presentation: _________ mostly made of granite, Now, select the best answer for the question. it also contains some human-made materials. A) The Empire State Building B) The Empire State Building is C) Although the Empire State Building is D) Although the Empire State Building is built connector + subject + verb Comma + subject + verb Correct answer - CPRACTICE: PRACTICE 1. Pressure differences make the eardrum vibrate _________ the ear. A) enters the sound waves B) as sound waves C) sound waves enter D) as sound waves enterPRACTICE: PRACTICE 2. _________ igneous rock may be changed into gneisses. A) The temperature is high B) If the temperature is high C) High temperatures D) If high temperaturePRACTICE: PRACTICE 3. Because a family of birds set up housekeeping in Joel Chandler Harris’s mailbox when the birds were in need of a place to stay, __________ the Wren’s Nest . A) the home was named B) so the home was named C) naming the home D) the home’s name You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.