What are Conjunctions?
Conjunctions are words used to link words, phrases and clauses to make them into a more meaningful sentence. For examples:-
There are 3 categories of conjunction:-
- Abdul is singing while taking a shower.
- Are buses and taxis considered public transportation?
- I can meet you before you leave.
- Coordinating Conjunctions ~~ and, but, or, nor, for, so , yet ~~ You use coordinating conjunction to join individual words, phrases and independent clauses. Please note that “but” and “for” can be used as prepositions.
- Subordinating Conjunctions ~~ after, although, as, because, before, how, if, once, since, then, that, though, till, until, when, where, whether, while ~~ A subordinating conjunction introduces a dependent clause showing the relationship between the independent clause(s) and the dependent clause(s).
- Correlative Conjunctions ~~ both…and, either…or, neither…nor, not only…but also, so…as, whether…or ~~ Correlative conjunctions always appear in pairs. They are used to link relevant in a sentence. Technically correlative conjunctions consist simply of a coordinating conjunction linked to an adjective or an adverb.