Grade 7 Grammar Lesson 11 The phrase and the clause

A clause that acts as an adjective in a sentence is called an adjective clause.

It is usually introduced by who, whose, which and that.

A clause that acts as an adverb is called an adverb

Focus clause. It usually modifies a verb to tell us the time, place or manner of the action.

An adverb clause may be introduced by:

when, whenever, before, after, till, since, while

and as (to show time)

-because, since, as and for (to show reason)

that and so that (to show purpose)

-if and unless (to show condition)

though, even though and even if (to show contrast and concession)

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