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  • 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 2. when later additionally if earlier Conjunctions and Connectives because therefore with Words that link parts of text and but furthermore which DELL YOUTH LEARNING however
  • 3. • A conjunction is a joiner, a word that connects parts of a sentence. Examples 1. I like chicken but not fish. 2. Jai saw a dog on the road and decided to adopt the dog, so he brought the dog home. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 4. There are three basic types of conjunctions. Coordinating Conjunctions used to connect two independent clauses Subordinating Conjunctions used to connect the dependent clause and the rest of the sentence and Correlative Conjunctions which always travel in pairs, and join sentence parts that should be treated as equal. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 5. COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS • Coordinating conjunctions may join single words, or they may join groups of words, Coordinating Conjunctions and but or yet for nor so Examples:1. Chris does not want tea or coffee. 2. I scored 60% in the exams but Anita scored 7% more than me this year. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 6. EASY REMINDER • An easy way to remember these six conjunctions is to think of the word FANBOYS. Each of the letters in this somewhat unlikely word is the first letter of one of the coordinating conjunctions. • Among the coordinating conjunctions, the most common, of course, are AND, BUT and OR. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 7. SUBORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS •A subordinating conjunction is a word which joins together a dependent clause and an independent clause. Subordinating Conjunctions AS SINCE SO BECAUSE ALTHOUGH THOUGH WHEREAS WHILE AFTER Examples:1. 2. He was fond of playing basketball because it was his father’s favorite game. Since they had misbehaved, the boys were given one week suspensions from school. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 8. CORRELATIVE CONJUNCTIONS • Some conjunctions combine with other words to form what are called correlative conjunctions. They always travel in pairs, joining sentence parts that should be treated as equal. Common Correlative Conjunctions: both . . . and not only . . . but also not . . . but either . . . or neither . . . nor whether . . . or as . . . as DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 9. Examples of Correlative Conjunctions 1. They should either change their strategy or just forfeit the game. 2. He neither helps around the house nor does he look for a job. DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 10. Exercise Jack Jill went up the hill You could try swimming bicycle riding. Both of these exercises will be gentler on your knees A lion can’t run fast DELL YOUTH LEARNING a cheetah
  • 11. Exercise Both Jack and Jill went up the hill You could try either swimming or bicycle riding. Both of these exercises will be gentler on your knees A lion can’t run as fast as a cheetah DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 12. Exercise 1) it was raining, I took my umbrella.” 2)“A teacher is good ______ she inspires her students” 3)“______ we were in Paris, it snowed” DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 13. Exercise 1) Because it was raining, I took my umbrella.” 2)“A teacher is good when she inspires her students” 3)“While we were in Paris, it snowed” DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 14. Exercise 1) The bowl of squid eyeball stew is hot ____ delicious 2)John plays basketball well, ____ his favorite sport is badminton. . . 3) She is kind __ she helps people DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 15. Exercise 1) The bowl of squid eyeball stew is hot and delicious 2)John plays basketball well, yet his favorite sport is badminton. . . 3) She is kind so she helps people DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 16. DELL YOUTH LEARNING