Parts of Speech - Conjunctions
A conjunction is a word that joins other words, phrases (groups of words), or clauses (groups of words with a subjectThe subject tells who or what about the verb. Source: Lesson 91 and
verbVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1).
Correlative conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The correlative conjunctions are always in pairs. They are either-or, neither-nor, both-and, not only-but also, and whether-or.
Instructions: Locate the correlative conjunctions joining clauses in these sentences.
1. Either I heard someone knocking, or I thought that I did.
2. Whether you like it, or they like it, doesn't matter.
3. Both what I say, and what I do are important.
4. Not only will I do my best, but also I will do it correctly.
5. Neither had the man gone, nor was he going soon.