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5.1: Introducing... Subordinate Clauses!

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    There are three different kinds of subordinate clauses: adverb clauses, adjective clauses, and noun clauses. Each of these clauses are introduced by certain words. These words are listed below.

    INTRODUCING ADVERB CLAUSES

    After Though Though
    Although If Unless
    As In order that Until
    As if Since When
    Because So that Where
    Before Than Whether
    Even That While

    These are all subordinating conjunctions.

    INTRODUCING ADJECTIVE CLAUSES

    That Who Whose
    Which Whom  

    These are all relative pronouns.

    When Where Why

    These are all relative adverbs.

    INTRODUCING NOUN CLAUSES

    That Who Whose
    Which Whom  

    These are all relative pronouns.

    What Whichever Whomever
    Whatever Whoever  

    These are all other pronouns.

    How Whenever Whether
    If Where Why
    When Wherever  

    These are all other subordinating words.

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