Simple, compound, complex, compound-complex When he was sighted and rescued in the middle of the wreckage of twenty balloons in the Atlantic by the Captain of the S.S. Cunningham, en route to New York City, he was immediately put to bed, for he was sick and weary, suffering from cold and shock.
Phrase(s) or Clause(s)? The Western American Explorers Club, in the city of San Francisco, was honored as it had never been honored before in the first week of October 1883 by being promised to be first to hear the details of an unexplained, extraordinary adventure.
Adverb Phrase or Adjective Phrase What type of phrase, adjective or adverb, is the underlined prepositional phrase? They made the most of the information in Captain Simons log and printed whatever story they could make of it on the front page.
Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause What type of clause, adjective or adverb, is the underlined subordinate clause AND what is the subordinating conjunction that signals this clause? Clinging to the beam which was part of a balustrade we found a man, near exhaustion and suffering from cold and shock.
Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause Clause type and signal word… But he only seemed to become more and more firm as he exclaimed as loudly as his strength could permit, This tale of mine shall first be heard in the auditorium of the Western American Explorers Club in San Francisco.
Adverb Clause or Adjective Clause The workmen (1)who were attaching the balloons were followed (2)wherever they went by bands of curious children (3)who asked questions about he balloons. Explain all three clauses in the order in which they are written and underlined. Do not forget to include the signal word in your answers.
1. adjective – who 2. adverb – wherever 3. adjective - who
Which of the following sentences does not contain both an adjective phrase and adjective clause? A. The workmen who were attaching the balloons were followed everywhere they went by bands of curious children. B. Balloons were the decorative scheme in all stores since Sherman was returning home. C. He gave the contract for this big job to the Higgins Balloon Factory which built Professor Shermans original giant balloon.
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