Definition of Conjunctions
A conjunction is a linking word such as and, or, but. Conjuctions are used to connect words, phrases, clauses or sentences.
Conjuctions of Time:
Before, after, as, when, while, until, since are also conjuctions of time because they tell when something has happen.
Remember the acronym FANBOYS: For-And-Nor-But-Or-Yet-So.
Types of Conjunctions
c) Corelative Conjunctions
a) Co- ordinative Conjunctions : join sentences of equal rank.
|And||Sprouts and juice is healthy breakfast.|
|But||He is good person but he is short tempered.|
|Else||Take precautions else you will fell ill.|
|Or||Would you like to have coffee or tea?|
b) Sub- ordinative Conjuctions : join sentences of unequal parts.
|in order that|
b) Corelative Conjunctions : are used in pairs
|Not only - but also|
|Neither - nor|
|Both - and|
|Though - yet|
|Whether - or|
|Either - or|