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The Conjunction

Chapter 12: Parts of Speech Overview
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Kylie Pfeifer

on 7 November 2012

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Conjunctions after, although, as
when, where, whereas, while,
whenever, wherever, whether or not
how, however
in case, if
though, than
even though, even if
before, because
until, unless
since, so that, so what Conjunction chart Coordinating
Conjunctions Subordinating
Conjunctions Correlative
Conjunctions Acronym:

F.A.N.B.O.Y.S. F.
A.
N.
B.
O.
Y.
S. Acronym

A.W.H.I.T.E.B.U.S. A.
W.

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B.
U.
S. The Definition of Conjunction
Noun
1.
a. The act of joining.
b. The state of being joined.
2. A joint or simultaneous occurrence; concurrence: the conjunction of historical and economic forces that created a depression.
3. One resulting from or embodying a union; a combination: "He is, in fact, a remarkable conjunction of talents" (Jerry Adler).
4. Abbr. conj. Grammar
a. The part of speech that serves to connect words, phrases, clauses, or sentences.
b. Any of the words belonging to this part of speech, such as and, but, as, and because.
5. Astronomy The position of two celestial bodies on the celestial sphere when they have the same celestial longitude.
6. Logic
a. A compound proposition that has components joined by the word and or its symbol and is true only if both or all the components are true.
b. The relationship between the components of a conjunction
From the free dictionary.com for
and
nor
but
or
yet
so When you connect words or sentences, and then you can also connect phrases and clauses with a conjunction.
From Katie Majors

The word that connects words, sentences, phrases, and clauses.
From Kylie Pfeifer both.......and
either.......or
neither.......nor
not only.......but also
whether.......or Exercise 14 pg. 375 Exercise 16 pg. 377 1. Use and to join two adverbs.

2. Use or to join two prepositional phrases.

3. Use for to join word groups that are sentences.

4. Use but to join two linking verbs.

5. Use either.....or in an imperative sentence.

6. Use or to join two nouns.

7. Use both.....and to join two adverbs.

8. Use neither.....nor to join two advrebs.

9. Use yet to join two adjectives.

10. Use wether.....or in an interrogative sentence. Thanks for listening! by: Kylie Pfeifer
Katie Majors
Griffin Sipes Provide an appropriate response for each blank in the following sentences. 1. We will visit ______ the Johnson Space Center ____ Astroworld in Houston Texas. Either Or 2. Alaska _____ Hawaii were the last two states admitted to the Union. And 3. Those two students are twin sisters, ____ they do not dress alike. But 4. They were ____ hungry ____ thirsty. 5. ______ turn that radio down, ___ take it to your room while I'm studying. Both And Either Or
6. These nails aren't long enough, ___ I'm going to buy some others. So 7. You could put the chair in the living room, in your bedroom, ___ even in the dining room. Or 8. Their weather forecaster isn't sure _________it will rain or not. Whether 9. in the delicate ecosystem of the river, ________ motorboats_____ personal watercraft are allowed. Neither Nor 10. His bike is old, ____ it takes him anywhere he needs to go. But Exercise 15 pg. 376 1. I wanted to see Los Lobos in concert, but I didn't have the money.
2. Our class is recycling not only newspapers but also glass bottles and aluminum cans.
3. He set the table with chopsticks and rice bowls.
4. Have you seen either LeAnn rimes or Janet Jackson in person?
5. We learned to use neither too many adjectives nor too few.
6. That diet is dangerous, for it does not adequately meet the body's needs.
7. Both the Mohawk and the Oneida are part of the famous Iroquois Confederacy.
8. It rained all day, yet we enjoyed the trip.
9. Shall we walk home or take the bus?
10. Revise your paper, and proofread it carefully. And Not only, But also And Either, Or Neither, Nor For Both, And Yet OR And Identify the conjunction or conjunctions
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