What are conjunctions?
Conjunctions are words that link clauses together (clauses = different parts of a sentence).
Some common conjunctions:
How to use conjunctions
Before using conjunctions, you must know that long sentences are built by putting pieces together. These pieces are clauses.
Clause 1: I like ice cream.
Clause 2: It is delicious.
Together with conjunction: I like ice cream because it is delicious.
Examples of sentences using conjunctions
|Every Saturday I go to the park and play football.||I can’t meet you tomorrow as I am very busy.|
|Sheena’s friends are angry because she stole their money.||The company has sold more toys this year yet its profits are down.|
|Greg and Thomas will go to the cinema or take their boat on the river.||Please shut up while I try to think.|
|Dogs are friendly but they smell terrible.||Maxine and Jill will fly to France this summer, although neither has any money.|