English Conjunctions!!! Learn a useful list of conjunctions in English grammar with different types and example sentences.
What is a Conjunction?
What is a conjunction? In grammar, an English conjunction is a part of speech that connects two words, phrases or clauses together. You can use a conjunction to link words, phrases, and clauses, as in the following example:
- The park is empty now, but it will be filled with children after school.
- You can stay on the bus until you reach London.
List of Conjunctions in English
We use a coordinating conjunction “for,” “and,” “nor,” “but,” “or,” “yet” or “so” to join individual words, phrases, and independent clauses.
An easy way to remember these six conjunctions is to think of the word FANBOYS. Each of the letters in this somewhat unlikely word is the first letter of one of the coordinating conjunctions.
Common subordinating conjunctions List:
Than, rather than, whether, as much as, whereas, that, whatever, which, whichever, after, as soon as, as long as, before, by the time, now that, once, since, till, until, when, whenever, while, though, although, even though, who, whoever, whom, whomever, whose, where, wherever, if, only if, unless, provided that, assuming that, even if, in case (that), lest, how, as though, as if, because, since, so that, in order (that), that, as …
Correlative conjunctions are pairs of conjunctions which work together to coordinate two items. They always appear in pairs.
There are many different pairs of correlative conjunctions:
- not only…but (also)
- just as…so
- as much…as
- no sooner…than
Conjunctions: Useful List of Conjunctions with Examples