Conjunctions - Conjunctions NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO BUT AND...

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Conjunctions AND BUT NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO ALTHOUGH BECAUSE
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Conjunctions A conjunction may be used to indicate the relationship between the ideas expressed in a clause and the ideas expressed in the rest of a sentence. Ex: We could go to the library, or we could go to the park. He neither finished his homework nor studied for the test. I went out because the sun was shining. Conjunctions have two basic functions: Coordinating conjunctions are used to join two parts of a sentence that are grammatically equal. The two parts may be single words or clauses, phrases. Ex: My friend and I will attend the meeting. Austria is famous for the beauty of its landscape and the hospitality of its people. The sun rose and the birds began to sing. The water was warm, but I didn't go swimming.
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Coordinating conjunctions always come between the words or clauses that they join. • The 7 coordinating conjunctions are short, simple words. They have only two or three letters. There's an easy way to remember them - their initials spell: F A N B O Y S for and nor but or yet so
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Basic Coordinating Conjunctions Complete the sentences by choosing the best coordinating conjunction for each space. and but or so 1. Jaewon was cold, ____ he put on a coat. 2. Maria tried to read a novel in French, ____ it was too difficult. 3. To get from Vancouver to Victoria, you can fly, _____ you can ride the ferry. 4. I bought a bottle of wine, ____ we drank it together. 5. The waiter was not very nice, ____ the food was delicious. 6. I went to buy a Rolling Stones CD, ____ the shop didn't have it. 7. Anna needed some money, ___ she took a part-time job. 8. There's so much rain lately! Maybe it's because of El Nino, __ maybe it's just coincidence. 9. Julie has a guitar, ____ she plays it really well. 10. The concert was cancelled, ____ we went to a nightclub instead.
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Subordinating conjunctions are used to join a subordinate clause to a main clause: Ex: I went swimming although it was cold. Because it was cold, I wore my winter coat. • Let us wait until the rain stops. For now, you should know some of the more common subordinating conjunctions such as: As : 1. because: As he is my friend, I will help him. 2. when: We watched
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Conjunctions - Conjunctions NOT ONLY, BUT ALSO BUT AND...

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