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Independent/Subordinate Adjectives

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1 Independent/Subordinate Adjectives
Clauses Independent/Subordinate Adjectives

2 Kinds of Clauses Independent Clauses
Expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a simple sentence Ex: Many people love to read about their personalities

3 Kinds of Clauses Subordinate Clauses (Dependant)
Does not express a complete thought- can’t stand alone Has it’s own subject (sometimes a pronoun) and a verb, but isn’t a sentence because of one word (the subordinating conjunction) Ex: If current studies are correct Because I like to read When I go to the store.

4 Conjunctions Coordinating Conjunctions (FANBOYS)
Join independent clauses (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) Subordinating Conjunctions Introduce subordinate clauses If not for this word, the subordinate clause would be a sentence Ex: Because I like to read (I like to read is a sentence)

5 Common Subordinating Conjunctions
After, although, as, as if, as though, because, before, even though, if, in order that, that, provided, how, since, so that, than, until, when, where, whereas, wherever, while, who, whom, whose, why

6 Adjective clauses Subordinate (dependant) clauses that act as adjectives Describes noun Answers which one? What kind? How many? or how much? Ex: Some psychologists rely on tests that determine specific personality types. What kind of test? The kind that determine personality types.

7 Subordinate Conjunctions
Words commonly used to introduce Adj. clauses: That, which, who, whom, whose After, before, since, when, where, why

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