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Using Coordination and Subordination to combine sentances

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Using coordination and subordination to
combine sentences. The riveting questions of English. Sentences are cool. How do you combine them? Coordinating conjunctions are used to join independent clauses to make compound sentences Coordination For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so Coordinating Conjunctions For
And
Nor
But
Or
Yet
So Acronym I wanted to go to the movies. John wanted to go to the park
I wanted to go the movies, but John wanted to the park.

I want some candy. I want some soda.
I want some candy and soda.

I want to eat chicken. I don't want to eat carrots.
I want to eat chicken but not carrots. Examples of coordinating conjunctions Rules:
1. Add comma when it is still two independent clauses
2. Don't add coma when it is an independent clause with a dependent clause Commas in coordination I wanted a good grade in English. I went to class.

John wanted to go to the store. Sam wanted to sleep. Practice! Subordinating conjunctions are used to join independent clauses to make complex sentences Subordination after, although, as, as if, because, before, even if, even though, if, if only, rather than, since, that, though, unless, until, when, where, whereas, wherever, whether, which, and while Subordinating Conjunctions Good luck with that. Acronyms I was up late in the library studying for my
English exam. I was tired in class today.
I was tired in class today because I was up late in the library studying for my English exam.
or
Because I was up late in the library studying for my English exam, I was tired in class today.
I went to the park. The movie theater was closed today.
I went to the park since the movie theater was closed today.
Since the movie theater was closed today, I went to the park. Examples of Subordination 1. When the subordinating conjunction is in between the two clauses no comma is needed.
2. When the subordinating conjunction is at the beginning of the sentence, you need to add a comma in between the two clauses. Comma rules: They were sold out m&m's at the store. I bought reeses.

I did well on my calculus test. I didn't study that much. Practice! sources:
Wells, Jaclyn. "Coordination and Subordination." The Purdue OWL. Purdue U writing lab. 7 August 2009. web. 20 September 2012 End!
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