Daily Grammar

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 conjunctions join 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.

I do not like the idea, yet I will help.

2. The trip was a delight for us, for we had a great time.

The trip was a delight for us, for we had a great time.

3. The mail has not arrived, nor will it come today.

The mail has not arrived, nor will it come today.

4. I will speak the truth, or I will not work for you.

I will speak the truth, or I will not work for you.

5. Mom likes Christmas, but Dad likes Halloween.

Mom likes Christmas, but Dad likes Halloween.

6. Ann washes the walls, and Pam vacuums the carpet.

Ann washes the walls, and Pam vacuums the carpet.

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