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Adverbial clause

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An adverbial clause tells us more about a main clause, in the same way as an adverb tells us more about a verb.

He went there because he wanted revenge.

In the classroom
The conjunctions that link adverbial clauses and other parts of the sentence are often a focus of work in this area. Learners can practise these by linking parts of sentences using the correct conjunctions, or by finishing sentence starters appropriately.