A conjunction is a word that we use between other things that are
the same in terms of grammar.
Let's look at some examples:
and Susan study together.
sentence, and is a conjunction; we are using it to join two nouns,
Gary and Susan.
Gary and Susan study
and work together.
In this sentence,
we are using and to join to verbs, study
This trick will help you to remember the
most common conjunctions:
Many teachers and schools teach you the FANBOYS trick (for, and, nor,
but, or, yet, so) but TestMagic students know that for is a subordinating
conjunction, not a coordinating conjuction.
The most common conjunctions
These are the most common conjunctions in the order of how common
are some other conjunctions you need to know:
The conjunctions are special
in that they are two or more words together that function as conjunctions. These
are the ones that will appear on ETS and other tests a lot:
- not only...
- not... but...
- either... or...
- neither... nor...
- more... than...