english for everyone.org Name________________ Date________________ Parts of Speech - Conjunctions • Almost all words have a “part of speech”. Which part of speech a word has depends on how it is used in a sentence. Here is a list of the eight parts of speech: Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Conjunction Preposition Pronoun Interjection Conjunction: A conjunction is a word or phrase that shows the relationship between two words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The relationship may give information about time, reason, agreement/disagreement, or order of events. Example: I will buy milk and eggs. In this example, the word “and” is a conjunction because it is used to show the relationship between the words “milk” and “eggs”. Example: We want to go to the movie, but we don’t have enough money. In this example, the word “but” is a conjunction because it is used to show the relationship between the words “We want to go to the movie” and “we don’t have enough money”. Example:
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2011 for the course ENG 214 taught by Professor Ahmedganf during the Spring '11 term at American University in Cairo.