ADVERBIAL CLAUSES

ADVERBIAL CLAUSES

KINDS of ADVERBIAL CLAUSES :

1. Time                                      5. Reason
2. Place                                     6. Purpose
3. Manner                                7. Result
4. Concession                         8. Comparison

Adverbial  Clause of Time :

1. I will help you when  you need my help.
2. She was reading while I was listening to the radio.
3. I have lived in Solo since I was born.
4. She will be here until her mother comes.
5. I always close the door when I go to  sleep.
6. I had finished High School before I finished University.
7. After I finish my High School, I continue to University.
8. I always study whenever I have time.

Adverbial  Clause of Place :

1.  I  teach where my friend studied  15 years ago.
2. Shinta buys a book where her sister works.
3. Toni takes English course where his brother teaches.
4. My cat follows me wherever I go.
5. Mother puts a glass of milk in which I put my book on.
6.  I lived where my parents lived.

Adverbial  Clause of Manner :

1. John walks as if he was sick.
2. John walks as if he wanted to go to  toilet.
3. He loves me as if I was his sister.
4. You have to do it like I  told you.
5. Please , do it as I told you.
6. Please paint this house, as I did.

Adverbial  Clause of Concession :

1. Although he is very short, he can run very fast.
2. Even though he graduated from Elementary school, he
can speak 5 foreign languages.
3.Though he studies hard everyday, he never gets good
grades.
4. Although he works  night and day, he is still poor.
5. He always hurts her however she still loves him.
6.  Although she smokes 20 cigarettes a day, she seems
quite healthy.
7. Although it rained a lot, we enjoyed our vacation.
8. I didn’t get the job, though I had all the necessary
qualification.
9.  Although thr traffic was bad, I arrived on time.
10. In spite of the traffic, I arrived on time.
11. I couldn’t sleep although I was very tired.
12. I  couldn’t sleep, despite being very tired.
13. The house isn’t very nice, I like the garden though.
( in spoken English )
14. I see him everyday, I’ve never spoken to him though.
( in spoken language )

Adverbial  Clause of Reason :

1. As I was feeling tired, I went to be early.
2. As they live near us, we see him quite often
3. As tomorrow is a national holiday, all the stores will be
closed.
4. As we had nothing better to do, we watched TV the
whole evening.
5. I didn’t attend the class yesterday because I was sick.
6. Rini was punished because she was late.
7. Since tomorrow is Sunday, we don’t come to school.
8. Since you didn’t invite me, I didn’t come to your party.
9. I don’t give you money for you don’t help me.

Adverbial  Clause of condition :

1. If you help me, I will give you some candies.
2. You may use my car as long as you return it tomorrow.
3. You may stay here provided that you help me.
4. You may study here on condition that you study hard.

Adverbial  Clause of purpose :


1. I study hard so that my parents buy me a car.
2. Tony cuts his hair so that his teachers are not angry
with him.
3. I drive carefully so that I come safely.
4. I study hard in order that my parents buy me a car.
5. Tony cuts his hair in order that his teachers are not
angry with him.
6. I drive carefully in order that I come safely.

Adverbial  Clause of result :
1. Kuta beach is so beautiful that many tourists come
there.
2. Kuta is such a beautiful beach that many people come
there.
3. This test is so difficult that I can’t do it.
4. It is such a difficult test that I can’t do it.
5. This test is difficult as a result I can’t do it.
6. This test is difficult so I can’t do it.

Adverbial  Clause of Comparasion :

positive :

1. She speaks English as well as her teacher.
2. He can run as fast as Carl Lewis.
3. She is as beautiful as her mother was.
4. Her explanation is as clear as her teacher’s

Comparative :

1. She speaks English better than her sister.
2. Heru can run faster than his brother.
3. English is more difficult than Indonesian.
4. Anita is more beautiful than her sister.

Superlative :

1. Semeru is the highest  mountain in Java.
2. The Solo river is the longest in Java.
3. English is the most interesting lesson in my school.
4. Kuta beach is the most beautiful beach in Bali.

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