• Conjunctions
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  • 30.06.2020
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What are Conjunctions?
Conjunctions...

...are words that link other words, phrases and sentences together.

You can distinguish between three different types of conjunctions and

each conjunction has different linking words:

Coordinating
Conjunctions...

...connect two words or groups of words with the same grammatical structure.


Example:
Marc and Andrew cooked dinner together.

Subcoordinating
Conjunctions...

...connect dependent clauses with independent clauses.


Example:
I will help you whenever you need me.

Correlative
Conjunctions...

...connect words, phrases and sentences with complementary relationships. They are always used in pairs.

Example:
Neither he nor she enjoys math.

Linking words:

for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

Linking words:


although, because, before, until, whenever, if, since, once

Linking words:

Either/or, Both/and, Not only/but also, Rather/than, Whether/or

1
Choose the correct conjunction.

a) Do you prefer to eat in a resaurant o r at home?
b) Neither my friend nor my sister can help me.
c) I want to have breakfast before we can go swimming.
d) I love with him but he loves someone else.
e) I was very tired because I had to work late.
f) I was feeling better after having a cup of coffe.
g) As good as the movie was I prefer going to the theater.
h) I am not very sporty yet I like to go running.


2
What type of conjunction is it?
This is a...

Coordinating conjunction
Correlative conjunction
Subcoordinating conjunction
Coordinating conjunction
Subcoordinating conjunction
Subcoordinating conjunction
Correlative conjunction
Coordinating conjunction

3
Read the comic and circle the linking words.
4
Write down the linking words that were used in the comic.
5
How many linking words can be found in the comic?


There are ______ linking words.