Three Types of Conjunctions: It Takes All Kinds
An introductory or review lesson about the three types of conjunctions, coordinating, subordinating and correlative, and how to use them.
• to review the definitions of the three types conjunction;
to provide brief descriptions and examples of the three types of conjunctions;
to test students? knowledge and understanding through appropriate exercises.
Conjunctions are connecting words. They can join two or more words, phrases or clauses together in a sentence. Conjunction are different from nouns because they don?t name anything. They are different from verbs because they don?t express an action. Conjunctions join other words together. There are three types of conjunctions:
1. Coordinating conjunctions. These conjunctions join equal parts together:
a) words with words;
b) phrases with phrases;
c) clauses with clauses.