Conjunction use is the focus of this video. Each of the four conjunction categories is generally explained and a variety of examples and memory devices are presented. Analyzing the conjunction choice is necessary so that the reader knows that the relationship of the ideas being connected by conjunctions is emphasized.
- [Female] Somehow I missed hearing and learning…one of the most important songs ever,…the Conjunction Junction song.…I'm not sure how that happened.…The actual song is quite long…and you can find it at this website…if you're excited to hear all of it.…For a quick review, there are four sub-categories…of conjunctions.…Coordinating, subordinating, correlative,…conjunctive adverbs,…or sometimes called adverbial conjunction.…Coordinating think of FANBOYS, an acronym…that will help you remember the only seven words…that are coordinating; For, And, Nor, But, or, Yet, and So.…
Co are the key letters to remember, the prefix co means…together or with, think coworkers.…Subordinating, think of A WHITE BUS, an acronym…that will help you remember, no not all the subordinating…conjunctions, there are at least 25, but A WHITE BUS…will help you remember examples…of subordinating conjunctions; After, When, How, If,…Though, Even, Before, Until, and Since.…Correlative, think pairs.…No, that's not an acronym, but correlative conjunctions…
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- Practicing verb tense
- Using irregular verbs
- Using conjunctions
- Placing modifiers in the correct location
- Using adjectives vs. adverbs
- Using commas
- Using semicolons
- Avoiding dangling modifiers
- Achieving parallel structure