|Subordinate (Dependent) Clause (Adverb) Practice
Adverb clauses are introduced by:
It is NOT important to identify the connective but it is important to know which word in the independent clause that is modified by the Adverb subordinate (or dependent) clause.
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|Exercise Directions: Write down the dependent (or
subordinate) adverb clause in the following sentences and tell what word
in the independent clause it modifies.|
1. Whenever I see an airplane, I want to fly to Paris.
2. My sister follows me wherever I go.
3. She acts as though I should take her everywhere.
4. Mary cries because I will not take her.
5. My older sister is more patient with her than I am.
6. When the day is clear, I can see the top of the mountain.
7. Switzerland is my goal because I have always wanted to go there.
8. Residents can live as though winter does not exist.
9. Orange cultivation spread as the Roman Empire grew.
10. If the test results are approved, more oranges will be grown.