Presentation on theme: "Conjunction. A conjunction is used to join words or group of words Kinds of conjunctions Coordinating conjunctions Correlative conjunctions Subordinating."— Presentation transcript:
A conjunction is used to join words or group of words Kinds of conjunctions Coordinating conjunctions Correlative conjunctions Subordinating conjunctions Conjunctive Adverbs
Coordinating Conjunctions A coordinating conjunction connects individual words or groups of words that perform the same function. Ex. I dance and sing. And But Or Nor For Yet
Correlative Conjunctions A correlative conjunction consists of two or more words that function together. Ex. Either Bill or Mary wrote the poem. Either...or Neither…nor Whether…or Not only…but (also) both…and
Subordinating Conjunctions Subordinating conjunctions introduce subordinate clauses, which are clauses that cannot stand by themselves as a complete thought. The subordinate conjunction connects a subordinate clause to an independent clause, which can stand by itself. Ex. We will go whale watching if we have time.
List of Subordinating Conjunctions After As As long as As soon as Before In order that So that That Since Until When Whenever While Time Purpose Time
List of Subordinating Conjunctions Manner As As if As though Because As Tha n CauseComparison
Subordinating Conjunctions of Condition AlthoughEven thoughThough As long asIfUnless Even ifProvided thatWhile
Conjunctive Adverbs A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that functions somewhat like a coordinating conjunction. Conjunctive adverbs usually connect independent clauses.
Conjunctive Adverbs A semicolon precedes the conjunctive adverb, and a comma usually follows it. Ex. I have to clean my room; therefore, I can’t go to the movies with you.
List of Conjunctive Adverbs Accordingly Also Besides Consequently Finally Furthermore However Indeed Instead Later Moreover Nevertheless Otherwise Still Therefore Thus