#6 - Coordinating Conjunctions #1 - English Grammar

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Coordinating Conjunctions #1

A conjunction joins words or groups of words in a sentence.

Coordinating Conjunctions

Connects words, phrases, or clauses that are independent or equal using and/or/but. Use "and" when you mean to say "in addition to". Use "or" to indicate a choice between two things. Use "but" to connect two different things that are not in agreement.
  • I bought apples and oranges at the store.
  • We are going to the zoo and the aquarium today.
  • I am not ready and I need more time.
  • Would you like coffee or tea?
  • Do you want a red one or a blue one?
  • Do you want to stay at the party or go home?
  • I am a night owl, but she is an early bird.
  • I want to see a movie, but I'm very tired.
  • I was angry, but I did not show it.

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