10.6 - Verbs

The TKT glossary states that a conjunction (or connector) is used to connect words, phrases, clauses or sentences, e.g. I like tea but I don’t like coffee because it’s too strong for me.

Can you think of other examples of conjunctions?


Conjunctions are linking words like andorbutthen and because. The two main types of conjunctions are coordinating (words such as and and but) and subordinating. Subordinating conjunctions (e.g. becauseifwhenin order to) link a subordinate clause to a main clause. Temporal subordinating conjunctions are words such as whenwhilebeforeafteruntilonceas soon as. To know more about conjunctions, you can click here.