Clauses and Phrases

Topics: Grammatical conjunction, Sentence, Dependent clause Pages: 2 (594 words) Published: July 30, 2013
Tadios,Lady Willyza I. English101, 9:00am-10:00 am 1st year,AB-MC Mr.Froilan Jake Obeal


Conjunction- is a joiner, a word that connects (conjoins) parts of a sentence.

Kinds| Functions| Examples|
Coordinating conjunction| A coordinating conjunction is a single word that joins words, phrases, and clauses of equal grammatical construction. Coordinating conjunctions also join complete sentences, i.e., independent clauses. These conjunctions also imbue equal grammatical weight, or rank, to the joined elements.F – forA – andN – nor B – butO – orY – yetS – so| knives and spoons (noun & noun), run or shout (verb & verb), down the stairs and around the house (prepositional phrase & prepositional phrase)| Subordinating conjunction| A subordinating conjunction joins a subordinate (dependent) clause to a main (independent) clause: after, although, as, because, before, how, if, once, since, than, that, though, till, until, when, where, whether, while| Call me after work.Come and visit me before you leave.I painted the house because it was a horrible color.| Correlative conjunction| Correlative Conjunctions are those conjunctions which are in the form of pair of words. Either …or… Neither…nor… Both…and… Whether…or… Not only…but also… Such…as… such…that| Either John or George must have done this mischief. Neither peter nor Andrew has...
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