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henry

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What are the grammatical terms for the following sentences; and is my analysis correct? I need your expertise to help my German friends.

#1 After her coffee Kate went to a newsagent's shop.( don't know)

#2 After she had drunk her coffee, she went to a nersagent's shop.(adverbial clause)

#3 After she had missed the train, she didin't know what to do at first.(adverbial clauses of time)
(conjuntions: after,before,while,till/untill,when,as soon as)

#4 So she went to the station cafe`, whereshe wanted to have a cup of coffee. (adverbial clauses of place and direction)
(conjunction: where)

#5 As there wasn't enough room between the tables she put double bass in a corner. She went to buy a newspaper because she had enough time now.( adverbial clauses of reason)
(conjuctions: as and because)

#6 Although she had left it for only a few minutes, it had gone.
(adverbial clauses of concession)
(conjunctions: although, though, even though)

#7If she hadn't left it there, the driver wouldn't taken it.( adverbial clauses of condition = if clauses)
(conjuntions: if, unless)

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henry said:
What are the grammatical terms for the following sentences; and is my analysis correct? I need your expertise to help my German friends.

#1 After her coffee Kate went to a newsagent's shop.( don't know)

Adverbial prepositional phrase. There should be a comma after it.

#2 After she had drunk her coffee, she went to a nersagent's shop.(adverbial clause)

Yes. After is a preposition in the first and a cinjunctuion in the second.

#3 After she had missed the train, she didin't know what to do at first.(adverbial clauses of time)
(conjuntions: after,before,while,till/untill,when,as soon as)

Yes.

#4 So she went to the station cafe`, whereshe wanted to have a cup of coffee. (adverbial clauses of place and direction)
(conjunction: where)

In this case, I would say that the clause is adjectival. It is describing the cafe more than modifying the verb. You could change "where" to "in which".

#5 As there wasn't enough room between the tables she put double bass in a corner. She went to buy a newspaper because she had enough time now.( adverbial clauses of reason)
(conjuctions: as and because)

Yes. There should be an article before "double bass".


#6 Although she had left it for only a few minutes, it had gone.
(adverbial clauses of concession)
(conjunctions: although, though, even though)

Yes. I wouldn't use "it had gone". How about "it was missing".

#7If she hadn't left it there, the driver wouldn't taken it.( adverbial clauses of condition = if clauses)
(conjuntions: if, unless)

Yes. The driver wouldn't have taken it.
 

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henry said:
Many Thanks, Mike.

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You're welcome, Henry. :cheers:
 
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