English grammar

Module 11, Punctuation: End Points and Comma, Lesson 9:

Comma - Introductory Dependent Clauses

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English grammar
Prompt:
Introductory dependent clauses are marked off by a comma. Such clauses are usually adverbial clauses: "When I arrived home from school, my dog greeted me at the gate."

Practice What You've Learned

English grammar
Directions:
A comma has been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert a comma by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.
After, the, team, arrived, we, took, our, seats, in, the, bleachers.
2.
Before, the, holiday, is, over, the, crowd, will, dwindle, away.
3.
Since, dependent, clauses, often, begin, sentences, a, comma, separates, the, clause, from, the, independent, clause.
4.
Although, she, was, the, winner, she, did, not, accept, the, prize.
5.
As, she, stepped, from, the, plane, the, crowd, cheered.
6.
As, if, I, didn't, have, enough, problems, my, car, broke, down.
7.
Since, there, was, no, bus, I, walked.
8.
So, that, I, would, not, miss, work, I, arranged, for, a, ride, the, next, day.
9.
Until, the, cows, come, home, I, am, taking, it, easy.
10.
Whenever, we, get, our, hopes, up, we, find, added, disappointments.
11.
Wherever, we, go, we, seem, to, get, lost.
12.
Where, the, red, fern, grows, I, will, build, my, house.
13.
While, the, sun, shines, make, hay.
14.
If, I, passed, the, test, I, will, graduate.
15.
While, we, are, here, together, we, must, plan, our, next, reunion.
16.
As, the, world, turns, we, are, getting, older.
17.
As, soon, as, I, hear, from, you, I, will, write.
18.
Because, I, have, a, cell, phone, I, am, never, out, of, touch, with, my, family.
19.
Whenever, I, turn, on, my, computer, I, have, e-mail.
20.
Until, the, sun, goes, down, the, air, remains, warm.
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