FSc ICS FA Intermediate English Parts of Speech Types of Conjunction
ConjunctionA word that joins one word to another word, phrase or sentence is called conjunction. e.g. We ate fish and chips. I like it but I can't afford it.
Types of conjunction
- Coordinating conjunction
- Correlative conjunction
- Subordinating conjunction
Coordinating conjunction joins sentences or words of similar values or equal ranks. e.g. and, but, for, or, not. He is intelligent but moody.
Correlative conjunctions are used in pairs. They are similar to coordinating conjunction as they are used to join sentence that are similar in ranks. e.g. Both...and, either....or, neither....nor, not only...but also. Both Asad and Usama are players.
Subordinating conjunction joins a dependent clause to a main clause in a sentence. e.g. Because, after, if, since, that, when, where, although, as, as if, unless, before, though, till, while, than. He likes to read while it rains.