Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 15 The Conjunction

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 15 The Conjunction. A Conjunction is a word that joins words and sentences together. Conjunctions are also called Linkers or Connectors. There are mainly three types of conjunctions.

Coordinate Conjunctions, Subordinate Conjunctions and Correlative Conjunctions. Definitions of three types of conjunctions with examples of each type.

Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 15 The Conjunction and its Kinds

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Cumulative or Copulative Coordinate Conjunctions

By these Conjunctions one statement or fact is simply added to another.

AndTrust in God and do the right.
As well asHe as well as his brother is intelligent.
No less thanHe is no less guilty than his brothers are.
Not only- but alsoHe was not only punished but fined also.
Both andHe was both punished and fined




Alternative or Disjunctive Coordinate Conjunctions

By these Conjunctions an alternative or choice offered between one statement or the other.

Either orEither or he is mad he feigns madness.
Neither norNeither a borrower nor a lender be.
Otherwise, elseWork hard otherwise/else you will fail
OrShe must weep or she will die.

Adversative Coordinate Conjunctions

These Conjunctions express opposition or contrast between two statements.

ButHe is slow, but he is steady.
Still, yetHe is still/yet poor he is honest.
Nevertheless, yetHe worked hard nevertheless/yet he failed.
Whereas, whileWise men love virtue; whereas fools shun it.
OnlyYou may stay in the room; only make no noise.




Subordinate Conjunctions

The examples for the uses of Time – when, after, as soon as, while, till, until, as long as, before, etc., as a Subordinate Conjunction are given below.

BeforeI would die before I lied.
WhileMake hay while the sun shines.
After I returned home after the sun set.
As soon asHe will do it as soon as he comes.
UntillWait here untill I return.
WhenI found it when I was walking to school.
Subordinate Conjunctions Examples

The examples for the uses of Cause or Reason- because, since, as, for, that etc., as a Subordinate Conjunction are given below.

BecauseI love her because she is beautiful.
SinceI will go there since you desire it.
AsLet us go to bed as it is twelve.
ForI cannot see for it is very dark.



Correlative Conjunctions

Certain Conjunctions are often used in pairs. These are called Correlative Conjunctions.

Either – orHe is either a rogue or a fool.
Neither – norRamu is neither a rogue nor a fool.
Both – andHe is both poet and painter.
Such – asThere is no such country as you mention.
So – thatShe was so tired that she could heardly stand.
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