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Transcript of Clauses
a verb & a subject
can be a sentence or part of a sentence 2 TYPES OF CLAUSES INDEPENDENT
(subordinate) Adjective Clause Adverb Clause Noun Clause Elements of Language p. 473 Modifies a noun or pronoun
Often introduced by a relative pronoun: who, whom, which, that
Ex. Brian, who broke his leg, cannot play in tonight's game.
Ex. I like the song that I heard on the radio.
Ex. Here is the book you wanted. Elements of Language p. 476 Modifies a verb, adjective or adverb
Introduced by a subordinating conjunction
Ex. If I were you, I would leave.
Ex. She was late for school because she overslept
Ex. We'll eat as soon as everyone gets here. after although as as if as long as as soon as because before even though if in order that once since so that than though unless until when whenever where wherever whether while Elements of Language p. 478 Clause used as a noun
Usually introduced by one of the following words:
Ex. First place will go to whoever wins the race.
Ex. What surprised us was how the movie ended. that what whatever when whenever where whether who whoever whom whomever why SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS