Coordinating Conjunctions

Conjunctions are used to connect words, phrases or clauses. They are also called as linking words or joiner words. The main types of conjunctions are Coordinating Conjunctions, Subordinating Conjunctions and Correlative Conjunctions. Coordinating Conjunctions These conjunctions are: for, and, nor/not, but, or, yet, and so. An easy way to remember them is to use the …

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How to make Compound-Complex & Complex-Compound Sentences

A compound-complex sentence combines a compound sentence and a complex sentence. A complex-compound sentence combines a complex sentence and a compound sentence. For example, let us consider three sentences as follows: Cindy was very busy. She finished her assignments. She was late. Compound sentence (use coordinating conjunctions) Cindy was very busy, yet she finished her …

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Exercise: Complex Sentence

A complex sentence is made up of an independent clause and one or more dependent clauses connected to it by a subordinating conjunction. Subordinating Conjunctions after although as as if as though because before even though except that if in case in that now that once since so so that than that though unless until …

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Exercise: Coordinating Conjunctions

Fill in the blanks with coordinating conjunctions: for/ and/ not/ but/ or/ yet/ so 1. They were exhausted ______ famished. 2. I haven't seen him ______. 3. He scored well, ______ he just missed the highest grade. 4. She remains glued to her phone, ______ hours and hours. 5. To what extent, then, after all, …

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Exercise: Pronouns

Parts of Speech Commonly listed English parts of speech are noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction, interjection, and sometimes numeral, article or determiner. Pronoun A pronoun is a substitute for a noun or noun phrase. Pronouns make sentences shorter and clearer since they replace nouns. Examples: I love you. That reminds me of …

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English Parts of Speech

Parts of Speech Commonly listed English parts of speech are noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction, interjection, and sometimes numeral, article or determiner. Noun (names) Noun (names) A Noun is a word or lexical item denoting any abstract (abstract noun: e.g. home) or concrete entity (concrete noun: e.g. house); a person (police officer, …

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English Alphabet and Words

English Alphabet An alphabet is a standard set of letters (basic written symbols or graphemes) that represent the phonemes (basic significant sounds) of any spoken language. The English word alphabet came into Middle English from the Late Latin word alphabetum, which in turn originated from the Greek word alphabētos, which was made from the first …

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