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Conjunctions & Interjections


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conjunction
connects words or groups of words
Coordinating Conjunctions
connects words or word groups that have equal importance in a sentence EX: and, but, for, nor, or, so, yet
correlative conjunctions
pairs of conjunctions that join words or groups of words. Ex: both_______and, not only_______but also, either_______or
subordinating conjunctions
introduce subordinate clauses and join them to independent clauses. EX:after, although, as, because, if since, so that,
subordinate clauses
clauses that cannot stand alone as complete sentences
conjunctive adverb
used to express relationship between independent clauses. EX: also, consequently, however, nevertheless, still, therefore
interjections
words or phrases that express an emotion or strong feeling. EX: oh, well, yippee!, yikes etc_______
conjuction
connecting words such as and,but, or
period
1. at the end of a sentences 2. common with many abbreviations
commas
1. to separate words 2. to set off parts of dates, addresses , and geographic names 3.to set off an appositive that is nonrestrictive 4. to separate the clauses of a compound sentence connecte…
Exclamation points
Use an exclamation point to end an exclamatory sentence, a sentence that expresses strong feeling.
question mark
a punctuation mark [?] placed at the end of a sentence to indicate a question
Coordinating Conjunctions
is used to connect other groups of words they are And, Or, Nor, or But
semicolon
Is used when a sentence could have been ended, but it wasn't. Most often used between closely related independent clauses that are not joined by a coordinating conjunction like And,But,Or,orNor
colons
1. After a complete statement in order to introduce one or more directly related ideas 2. After a salutation in business letter
quotation marks
These are used to enclose direct quotations and to designate titles of short works [like newspaper and magazine articles, poems, short stories, songs, episodes of television and radio programs, and subdivisions of books or web sites].
apostrophe
1. to show possession 2. to indicate the omission of a letter,letters, or numbers 3. with the letter s to show the plural of a lowercase letter
hyphens
1. to divide a word at the end of a line when one or more syllables are carried to the next line 2. in compound numbers from twenty-one to ninety-nine when they are written…
capital letter
What every sentence should start with a capital letter