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Fronted Adverbials


A fronted adverbial is a word, phrase or clause that is placed at the start of a sentence. They are used to explain how (manner), when (time) or where (place) something happens. A fronted adverbial is separated from the main clause with a comma. For example:

Before the sun came up, he ate his breakfast.


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Activity - Quiz

You will be identifying the adverbial phrase in a sentence.


Challenge: Spot the fronted adverbials in a sentence.