Conjunction setc

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Conjunction setc

  1. 1. INTERJECTIONS An interjection is a word or phrase that expresses feeling. => An interjection is separated from the sentence with a comma or an exclamation point, depending on the strength of feeling. => An interjection is not a grammatically necessary part of the sentence 1. Oh, I wish I could help you. 2. Wow! You did a great job! 3. You’re not going to the dance? Darn! Text pg. 452-453
  2. 2. CONJUNCTIONS ⇒A conjunction is used to connect words, phrases, or clauses ⇒A phrase is a group of related words that is used as a single part of speech (verb phrase, prepositional phrase, adjective phrase, adverb phrase, noun phrase..) ⇒A clause is a group of words that contains a subject and a predicate ⇒Clauses may be independent (main) or dependent (subordinate)
  3. 3. Coordinate conjunctions – and, or, nor, but, yet (sometimes for) Correlative conjunctions – both/and, not only/but, either/or, neither/nor, whether/or * Correlative conjunctions are always used in pairs
  4. 4. •Conjunctions always join elements of the same type – nouns to nouns, verbs to verbs, etc. •When a conjunction joins words that are part of a sentence, that sentence part is compound 1. Starch and sugar are sources of carbohydrates. (compound subject) 2. The class read and summarized the chapter. (compound predicate) 3. Evelyn will eat neither eggs nor butter. (compound direct object) 4. Both water and flour contain magnesium. (compound subject) Text page 450

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