Thursday Barbara Jordan’s Statement on the Articles of Impeachment Great Speech Assignment Speech choise due tomorrow Outline due Thurs., 2/18 Speeches begin Tues., 2/23 Adverb Clauses Adverb clauses use subordinating conjunctions to connect a dependent and an independent clause. Adverb clauses behave like single-word adverbs to modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They dropped the subject before it got too hot. When I last saw them, they were scattering breadcrumbs in the dark forest. Examples of Adverb Clauses Dependent Clause Independent Clause Until Captain Cook returned from his voyage to Tahiti, Although they had the worst batting average in baseball, Because his salary in 1930-1931 was $80,000, Tattooing was unknown in the Western world. The New York Mets won the World Series in 1969 Babe Ruth was the bestpaid athlete in the world at the time. Each subordinating conjunction express a relationship between the meaning of the dependent clause and the meaning of the independent clause. Relationship Examples Condition unless, if, provided that, even if Reason as, because, as if Choice than, rather than, whether Contrast though, although, even though, but. Location where, wherever Result, Effect so, In order that, so that, that Time while, once, when, since, whenever, after, before, until, as soon as Cause Conjunctions: as, because, inasmuch, now that, since Cause: Since the schloss lies far to the east of our mother tongue, we always come with interpreters. I’ve put a spell on you because you could use a little control. I growled because I was miffed. Since I was thrilled, I mewed. As he had been eating candy all night, he puked purple. Inasmuch as you didn’t do it to one of the least of these, you didn’t do it to me.- Matt. xxv. 45. Comparison Conjunctions: as, as if, more than, rather than Her billowing voice is as voluminous as a cloud [is]. He has strayed farther than most lost sheep [have strayed]. Her gullibility is more remarkable than her sins [are]. Choice Conjunctions: although, even if, even though, though He yelled about her behavior even though he secretly approved. She swooned, though there was a curious gleam in her eye. She stepped into the elevator, although she had already climbed the stairs to the top floor. Condition Conjunctions: but that, if, if only, in case, provided that, unless, whether Unless I am mistaken, we should have rain today. If you punish him, he will cry. Provided that the candy is free, I will eat myself sick. Manner Conjunctions: as, as if, as though He bounced along in his suit as if the world were his. Anjula took to the great outdoors as if she had been raised by wolves. Place Conjunctions: where, wherever We sought the truth where it was least obvious. He followed her wherever she ambled. He scratched her nose where he imagined it itched. Purpose Conjunctions: in order that, so, so that, that She shuddered in order that she might warm up. He whispered softly so she would draw near him. She took his phone number that she might call him later.