Lesson 78 – Parts of Speech – Conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that joins other words, phrases (groups of words), or clauses (groups of words with a subject and verb). Co-ordinate conjunctionsjoin words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank.
The co-ordinate conjunctions are the following: and, but, or, nor, for, and yet. (For and yet can only join clauses.)
Instructions: Find the co-ordinate conjunctions which are joining clauses in these sentences.
1. I do not like the idea, yet I will help.
2. The trip was a delight for us, for we had a great time.
3. The mail has not arrived, nor will it come today.
4. I will speak the truth, or I will not work for you.
5. Mom likes Christmas, but Dad likes Halloween.
6. Ann washes the walls, and Pam vacuums the carpet.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. yet
2. for
3. nor
4. or
5. but
6. and

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