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ENGLISH GRAMMAR CONJUNCTION
Definition Conjunction is a word that join the words, clauses, phrases and sentences. It is also known as joining words or linking words.
Types of conjunctions v Coordinating conjunctions v Subordinating conjunctions
Words for conjunctions v Coordinating Conjunction words: - For, And , Nor , But, Or, Yet , So It also know as FANBOYS v. Subordinating Conjunction words: After, although, as far as , because, as soon as, as long as, before, when, where, since, so that, unless, until, while, even if, than, when ever, if , where as
Examples for Coordinating conjunctions • I like to eat cookies and I like to drink milk. • The dress was beautiful but slightly expensive. • He says nice words yet you don’t trust him. • He is sick so he is not going to school. • Neither parents nor her friends supported her. • Sam drank some water for he was thirsty. • Which colour do you like red or blue?
Examples for subordinating conjunctions Ø I saw him while I was driving my car. Ø You live a happy life as long as you think optimistically. Ø He came here so that you can meet him. Ø She sings songs because she wants to become a singer. Ø You cannot succeed unless you work sincerely. Ø I went to a market where I saw a joker. Ø We were happy when we received the first prize.
Basic rules for conjunctions v Conjunctions allow you to from complex, elegant sentences and avoid the disjoint of multiple short sentences. v Coordinating conjunctions allow you to join the words, phrases, and clauses of equal grammatical rank in a sentence. v Subordinating conjunctions join independent and dependent clauses.