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What are conjunctions?

Joining words

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How many types of conjunctions are there and what are they?

2:
Coordinating conjunctions
Subordinating conjunctions

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What are coordinating conjunctions?

Link sentences and lexis of equal value

4

What is the acronym for remembering the coordinating conjunctions?

FANBOYS

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What are the coordinating conjunctions?

For
And
Nor
But
Or
Yet
So

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What are subordinating conjunctions?

A conjunction used to link a main clause to a subordinate clause

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What do subordinating conjunctions give information on?

When, where, why, how or if an action takes place

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Subordinating conjunctions of time:

when(ever), while, as, before, until, after, since, once

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Subordinating conjunctions of place:

where(ever)

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Subordinating conjunctions of purpose:

So that, in order that

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Subordinating conjunctions of reason:

because, as, since

12

Subordinating conjunctions of condition:

If, unless

13

Subordinating conjunctions of contrast:

although, while, whereas

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Subordinating conjunctions of comparison:

as, than, like, as if, as though

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What is another difference between coordinating and subordinating conjunctions?

Coordinating conjunctions have to come between the two elements which they are joining together. Whereas subordinating conjunctions don't

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What types of words are used as conjunctions?

Adverbs