Learn English Grammar: Lesson 7 – Conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that connects parts of a sentence together.

In the middle of a sentence: and, but, or, so

  • Ex: Central America includes Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Honduras.
  • Ex: At this school, students can study Japanese or Chinese.
  • Ex: He travels for his job, so he is often out of town.

In the middle OR at the beginning: because, although, when, before, after

  • Ex: He speaks Spanish because he is from Mexico.
  • Ex: Because he is from Mexico, he speaks Spanish.
  • Ex: The car had problems before I bought it.
  • Ex: Before I bought the car, it had problems

Learn English Grammar: Lesson 8 – Word Forms