Conjunctions Conjunctions are words that connect words, phrases or sentences. What do the conjunctions below connect ? John and Mary laughed. Do you want to eat or drink anything? It’s sad but true. John stayed home, for he was very sick. John smiled, yet he was not amused. He shouted, so I shouted back. I never said yes, nor will I ever say yes. N V Adj. S S S S
You may think of the two items connected by a coordinating conjunction as simply having “ AND ” in between them. But So Yet Nor (For) John laughed but Mary didn’t. The H.W. was easy, so she did it fast. He smiled, yet she cried. I am not hungry, nor is he thirsty.
That Before/after Since Once Until Unless If Although He thinks that apples are tasty. Before she ate lunch, she ran. Since he was a boy, he’s lived here. Once they heard it, they came. We laughed until it was over. I won’t come unless she comes too. If she comes, I will come. I came, although she didn’t come.