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Lesson 267

Parts of the Sentence - Adverb Clauses

 

Adverb clauses like adjective clauses can give variety to your sentences.

 

Instructions: Combine the following sentences using adverb clauses at the beginning of the sentence.

 

1. Frank started medical training. He drove a forklift for a living.

 

2. The rains had started the mud slides. The homes were not safe to live in.

 

3. Older people love to sit in the park. They feed the birds and visit.

 

4. I enjoyed camping out. I was much younger.

 

5. Joe recognized the man. The man had stopped his car to help.

 

 

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Answers:

 

Several different subordinate conjunctions can be used to combine adverb clauses with independent clauses, but I will only show one possibility.

 

1. Before Frank started medical training, he drove a forklift for a living.

 

2. Because the rains had started the mud slides, the homes were not safe to live in.

 

3. While they feed the birds and visit, older people love to sit in the park.

 

4. When I was much younger, I enjoyed camping out.

 

5. After the man had stopped his car to help, Joe recognized him.

 




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