Tag: subordinating conjunctions

  • 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…