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Introductory Adverbs
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Adverbs
  • A word that modifies (describes) a verb, an
    adjective, or another adverb.
  • Remember, most adverbs end in ly.
  • Modifying a verb Ex. Ancient peoples often saw
    designs in the stars, called constellations.
  • Modifying an adjective I was very glad school
    was starting.
  • Modifying other adverbs The boy moved very
    quickly from the room.

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Introductory Adverbs
  • Introductory adverbs are individual adverbs or
    adverb clauses at the beginning of a sentence.

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What is a clause?
  • A clause is a group of words with its own subject
    and predicate.
  • There are two types of clauses
  • Independent can stand by itself in a complete
    sentence.
  • Ex. The boy went to the park.

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What is a clause? (p.2)
  • Subordinate/Dependent clauses cannot stand by
    itself as a complete sentence.
  • Ex. Because he woke up late, he missed his flight.

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Adverb Clauses
  • Adverb clauses are dependent clauses that modify
    (describe) a verb, an adjective, another adverb.
  • All adverb clauses begin with subordinating
    conjunctions.
  • They answer the following questions
  • Where?, When?, In what way?, To what extent?,
    Under what condition, Why?

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Most commonly used subordinating conjunctions
  • after even though unless
  • although if until
  • as in order that when
  • as if since whenever
  • as long as so that where
  • because than wherever
  • before though while

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Here is the formula!!
  • subordinating conjunction clause comma
    clause
  • Because I was absent yesterday, I missed the
    assignment.

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More Examples
  1. Wherever they need to go, Vai people carry their
    possessions on their head. (Where?)
  2. I will help you with your English whenever you
    ask. (When?)
  3. Jamie wanted to stay because the band was good.
    (Why?)

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Individual Adverbs
  • Adding an individual adverb to the beginning of a
    sentence is easy!!
  • Think of a adverb (usually a word that ends in
    (ly)
  • Put the word at the beginning of your sentence
    and set it off with a comma! ?
  • IMPORTANT!! DONT FORGET THE COMMA!!
  • Examples
  • Carefully, the boy lifted the kitten out of the
    box.
  • Yesterday, I passed Mrs. Welty's test with flying
    colors.
  • Clearly, he had run the race well.

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  • DONT FORGET YOUR COMMA!!!!
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Title: Introductory Adverbs


1
Introductory Adverbs
2
Adverbs
  • A word that modifies (describes) a verb, an
    adjective, or another adverb.
  • Remember, most adverbs end in ly.
  • Modifying a verb Ex. Ancient peoples often saw
    designs in the stars, called constellations.
  • Modifying an adjective I was very glad school
    was starting.
  • Modifying other adverbs The boy moved very
    quickly from the room.

3
Introductory Adverbs
  • Introductory adverbs are individual adverbs or
    adverb clauses at the beginning of a sentence.

4
What is a clause?
  • A clause is a group of words with its own subject
    and predicate.
  • There are two types of clauses
  • Independent can stand by itself in a complete
    sentence.
  • Ex. The boy went to the park.

5
What is a clause? (p.2)
  • Subordinate/Dependent clauses cannot stand by
    itself as a complete sentence.
  • Ex. Because he woke up late, he missed his flight.

6
Adverb Clauses
  • Adverb clauses are dependent clauses that modify
    (describe) a verb, an adjective, another adverb.
  • All adverb clauses begin with subordinating
    conjunctions.
  • They answer the following questions
  • Where?, When?, In what way?, To what extent?,
    Under what condition, Why?

7
Most commonly used subordinating conjunctions
  • after even though unless
  • although if until
  • as in order that when
  • as if since whenever
  • as long as so that where
  • because than wherever
  • before though while

8
Here is the formula!!
  • subordinating conjunction clause comma
    clause
  • Because I was absent yesterday, I missed the
    assignment.

9
More Examples
  1. Wherever they need to go, Vai people carry their
    possessions on their head. (Where?)
  2. I will help you with your English whenever you
    ask. (When?)
  3. Jamie wanted to stay because the band was good.
    (Why?)

10
Individual Adverbs
  • Adding an individual adverb to the beginning of a
    sentence is easy!!
  • Think of a adverb (usually a word that ends in
    (ly)
  • Put the word at the beginning of your sentence
    and set it off with a comma! ?
  • IMPORTANT!! DONT FORGET THE COMMA!!
  • Examples
  • Carefully, the boy lifted the kitten out of the
    box.
  • Yesterday, I passed Mrs. Welty's test with flying
    colors.
  • Clearly, he had run the race well.

11
  • DONT FORGET YOUR COMMA!!!!
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