Parts of Speech - Conjunctions
A conjunction is a word that joins other words, phrases (groups of words), or clauses (groups of words with a subjectThe subject tells who or what about the verb. Source: Lesson 91 and
verbVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1).
Co-ordinate conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. They 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.