NOUN CLAUSE

NOUN CLAUSE

Clause (= klausa): kalimat dalam kalimat.
Noun (= kata benda): kata yang menamai sesuatu.
Noun Clause: klausa yang berfungsi sebagai / menduduki fungsi kata benda.

Contoh:
His remark was quite true. (Simple Sentence)
S (Noun) P
What he said was quite true. (Complex Sentence)
S P
S P

Introductory Conjunction meliputi:
Wh-question words
How-question word
That (= bahwa)
If / whether (= apakah)

Fungsi Noun Clause

Noun Clause sebagai Subject
Whether they get the money or not doesn’t concern me.
S P O
That they have succeeded in the computer business is quite
S P
obvious.

Noun Clause sebagai Indirect Object
He will give the winner a prize. (Simple Sentence)
S P IO DO

(= He will give a prize to the winner) (Simple Sentence)
S P DO IO / Prepositional O
He will give whoever wins a prize.
S P IO DO
(= He will give a prize to whoever wins)
S P DO IO
We shall give these diskettes to whoever needs them later.
S P DO IO

Noun Clause sebagai Obyek / Direct Object
I know your name. (Simple Sentence)
S P O/DO
I know what your name is. (Complex Sentence)
S P O/DO
He told us how the plans should be carried out.
S P IO DO
I asked him why he wished to work at the company.
S P IO DO
She informed me when the meeting would be held.
S P IO DO
We hope that you will be able to succeed in your business.
S P O/DO
The manager determines what progress has been made toward the
S P O/DO
goal.

Noun Clause sebagai Obyek to-Infinitive
He wanted to know why they could not cope with (= solve) the problems themselves.
I would like to know if there is a vacancy for a computer programmer here.
She asked me to read what she had written.

Noun Clause sebagai Obyek Gerund
Predicting whether you will be able to succeed in your business or not is necessary.
We are interested in reading what he has written.

Noun Clause sebagai Obyek Preposisi
We are interested in what he has written.
They could understand only few of what he explained then.
Most of what we did was considered satisfactory.

Noun Clause sebagai Subjective Complement (= Pelengkap Subyek)
This is what he thinks.
The question is which method we have to use.
The problem is how we should carry out the plans.

Noun Clause sebagai Aposisi
The fact that the company is almost bankrupt is not generally known.
We cannot conceal the fact that hew dislikes his employer.
One problem, that he is competent, will be hard to deal with.

Noun Clause sebagai O/DO dalam Subjunctive
I suggest(ed) (that) he (should) not give the report.
I recommended(ed) (that) you (should) be there in person.
I insist(ed) (that) she (should) speak to them.
I demand(ed) (that) the meeting (should) be brought forward.
I propose(d) (that) something (should) be done about the
problem.

Noun Clause setelah kata it
It is important that each student (should) fill out a registration form.
It is vital that we (should) not permit our competitors to know our plans.
It is desirable that John (should) attend the conference.
It is imperative that I (should) be punctual for the appointment.
necessary
urgent
essensial
advisable

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