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Conjunction

### What is the purpose of conjunctions?

To provide coherence in writing

### Which type of conjunctions connect ideas of equal structure or function?

Coordinating conjunctions

### What is the function of subordinating conjunctions?

<p>To introduce dependent clauses</p> Signup and view all the answers

### If the director is unavailable, who will the speaker speak with?

<p>The director's assistant</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which type of clause is introduced by subordinating conjunctions?

<p>Dependent clause</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of conjunctions in writing?

<p>To provide coherence</p> Signup and view all the answers

### Which of the following is an example of a coordinating conjunction?

<p>But</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the function of coordinating conjunctions?

<p>To join words, phrases, or clauses</p> Signup and view all the answers

### If the director is unavailable, who will the speaker speak with?

<p>The assistant</p> Signup and view all the answers

## Study Notes

### Conjunctions

• Conjunctions are a part of speech that join or link words, phrases, or clauses to each other.
• The purpose of conjunctions is to connect words, phrases, or clauses to convey meaning and relationships.

### Types of Conjunctions

• Coordinating conjunctions connect ideas of equal structure or function.
• Examples of coordinating conjunctions include: and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet.
• Subordinating conjunctions connect a dependent clause to an independent clause.
• Examples of subordinating conjunctions include: because, since, after, although, though, unless, if.

### Subordinating Conjunctions

• Subordinating conjunctions introduce dependent clauses.
• The function of subordinating conjunctions is to show the relationship between the dependent clause and the independent clause.

### Coordinating Conjunctions

• The function of coordinating conjunctions is to connect words, phrases, or clauses of equal importance.

### Purpose of Conjunctions in Writing

• The purpose of conjunctions in writing is to provide cohesion and clarity to the text by connecting ideas and showing relationships.

### Example Sentence

• If the director is unavailable, the speaker will speak with the assistant.

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## Description

Test your knowledge on conjunctions and reading comprehension in English 111. This quiz covers the use of conjunctions to introduce subordinate clauses and their role in signaling relationships between clauses. Get ready to ace your midterms!

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