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D ONE B Y KHADIJA WWW. EL 9 A 7 RAH. COM / LEARN WWW. EL 9 A 7 RAH. COM / LEARN CONJUNCTIONS
Conjunctions are words that can link two sentences together. Sometimes, they are also called connectors. Conjunctions are separated to three types COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTION
COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS for… Jane left town, for ( because) she was offered a better salary in Miami. And… Saeed and Ali were late for the party. nor …That is neither what I said nor what I meant. but… Father is going, but Mother will stay at home. or…There will be one or two more students in class today. Yet… she didnt complete the assignment yet. So…the weather was rainy, so I used my umbrella.
CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS both...and both alia and Ali did the homework on time. not only Not only the manager but also the employees will be at the meeting. either...or You may either stay or go with your sister. neither...nor Neither the lawyers nor doctors will suffer from the new legislative bill. whether...or Whether he transfers or remains, he will be successful.
E XAMPLES After spending 24 hours studying, I managed to pass the test. Since we were in Kuwait we visit all malls there. He joined the union because he wanted to believe in equal opportunity. We managed to accomplish very little since our vacation was so short. While I was waiting my sister in the restaurant, I ate my lunch. Although the weather was hot Salma wore her coat. If Jane wants to go with us, she must be ready at five o'clock. Even if you have pass in the course, you must do your final exam.
C ONJUNCTIVE A DVERBS ADVERBIAL CONJUNCTIONS: however, therefore, furthermore, otherwise, moreover, similarly, finally, equally, conversely, although Example: I had expected to spend a large amount of money for a formal dress; however, I found a beautiful gown on sale. A semicolon is used before the conjunction and a comma after the conjunction.
E XAMPLES Jane didn't want to fail the test; therefore, she studied many hours. Cathy wanted to go to a movie ;however, the rest of the family wanted to stay home and watch television. She washed the sheets and towel ;moreover, she scrubbed bathroom floor. Children must get their polio vaccines; otherwise, they may have the crippling disease. www.el9a7rah.com/learn
Q UIZ She doesnt have car, ……. she uses the bus. (so/because) She uses the bus, …………she doesnt have a car. ( because/so) Merriam will go by taxi …….. she gets the driving lessen.(until/if) you will pass the task…..you work hard.(if / until) ………. iftar, Im going to watch T.V.(After/for) Ali studied hard ; …………, he passed the exam.(therefore/because) She washed the dishes and spoons ; …………..: she scrubbed the kitchen floor.(moreover/ also ). Alia invited …….. Salma …….. Salama for her birthday celebration. (both…and/neither… nor) Merriam and Meera were late to class, …….. there was an accident.(for/ because) She failed in the exam; …………., she had studied hard for it.(however/but). www.el9a7rah.com/learn
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