Grammar

Coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, conjunctive adverbs are all on the test for the rest of your lives. Study! : )

Coordinating conjunctions – FANBOYS

For (meaning because)/  and/   nor/  but/   or/  yet/  so

Subordinating conjunctions

Join and adverb clause to the main clause of a sentence.  Most common include:

after/ although/ as/ because/ before/ if/ once/ since/ so that/ unless/ until/when, whenever/ where, wherever/ while/ whereas

Correlative Conjunctions

These conjunctions occur in pairs: both/and, either/or, neither/nor, not only/but also, and whether/or.

Conjunctive Adverbs

Do the work of conjunctions by following a semicolon that joins two complete sentences.

Also/ consequently/ furthermore/ however/ in conclusion/ indeed/ instead/ meanwhile/ moreover/ nevertheless/ on the other hand/ then/ therefore/ thus

Sentence Patterns

1. Subject – Be Verb  – Adverb (time/place)

2. Subject – Be Verb – PA

3. Subject – Be Verb – PN

4. Subject – Linking Verb – PA

5. Subject – Linking Verb – PN

6. Subject- ITV

7. Subject – TV – DO

8. Subject – TV – DO – IO

9. Subject – TV – DO – OC Adjective

10. Subject – TV – DO – OC Noun

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