Tag: coordinating conjunctions

  • 6 Grammar Myths You Should Stop Believing

    6 Grammar Myths You Should Stop Believing

    So you think you know a lot about grammar? Just because your high school English teacher taught you a particular rule for using the English language doesn’t necessarily mean it’s true. In fact, here are six common grammar myths that you should stop believing right now. 1. It’s Wrong To Use a Preposition at the…

  • When To Use Coordinating Conjunctions

    When To Use Coordinating Conjunctions

    My most vivid memory of being exposed to conjunctions (and, probably more accurately, comma rules) was in my eighth-grade writing class with Mrs. Sollers. We made booklets where we wrote out the rules and drew pictures to explain them. I probably remember this so well because I love to draw. Thanks to that project, I…

  • What Are Subordinating Conjunctions?

    What Are Subordinating Conjunctions?

    What Are Subordinate Conjunctions? So what is a subordinating conjunction? Subordinating conjunctions join independent clauses with a dependent or subordinate clause. A clause that is dependent (subordinate) is a clause that contains two qualities. The first quality is that a subordinate clause does not complete a thought on its own, which means it can’t act…