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Punctuation m alimohammadi

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1 fanboys

1) FANBOYS

  • For

  • And

  • Nor

  • But

  • Or

  • Yet

  • So

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  • Sentence , for Sentence

  • Sentence , and Sentence

  • Sentence , nor Sentence

  • Sentence , but Sentence

  • Sentence , or Sentence

  • Sentence , yet Sentence

  • Sentence , so Sentence


For because

For= Because

  • Examples:

  • I cannot tell whether she is old or young, for I have never seen her.

  • He found it increasingly difficult to read, for his eyesight was beginning to fail.


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And

  • Examples:

  • He's gone to get some fish and chips.

  • She picked up the kitten and put it in the box.

  • I went there, and we started to study.


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Nor

  • He can neither read nor write.

  • Neither Matt nor Julie said anything.

  • I don't expect children to be rude, nor do I expect to be disobeyed.


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But

  • It's an old car, but it's very reliable.

  • They rushed to the hospital, but they were too late.

  • We've invited the boss, but she may decide not to come.

  • They would have married sooner, but they had to wait for her divorce.


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Or

  • Shall we go out to the cinema or stay at home?

  • Sonia never cleans or even offers to wash the dishes.

  • You will tell him the truth, or I am going to do it.


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Yet

  • Kelly was a convicted criminal, yet many people admired him.

  • a story that is strange yet true

  • an inexpensive yet effective solution to our problem


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So

  • I was feeling hungry, so I made myself a sandwich.

  • I was determined to get a good result, so I strived for it.


Warning

Warning

  • "And..."... "But...“…So…"

  • Avoid starting a sentence with "And' or "But." Although there are instances where one might do so, it is generally not such a good idea.

  • We've invited the boss. But, she may decide not to come.

  • There are no buses. So, you'll have to walk.


2 adverb clause markers

2) Adverb Clause markers

  • Because

  • …………………. . Because……………….

  • …………………. . Because,..…………….

  • ………………….., because……………….

  • Because………………. , …………………..

  • ……………………………because………….


Examples

Examples

  • We didn't enjoy the day because the weather was so awful.

  • Because you've done such a good job, I'm giving everyone a 10% bonus.


Adverb clause markers

Adverb Clause markers

  • After Where(ever)

  • As Because

  • As long as If

  • As soon as Although

  • Since whereas

  • Until

  • When(ever)

  • while


3 however

3)However

  • ………………….. .However, ……………….

  • ………………….. ; however, ………………..

  • ………1……….. . ….2…. , however, …2…

  • This is a cheap and simple process. However, there are dangers.

  • This is a cheap and simple process; however, there are dangers.

  • He wanted to leave. I, however, insisted on staying.


Other words

Other words

  • In addition

  • Moreover

  • Furthermore

  • Hence

  • Nevertheless

  • In contrast

  • On the contrary

  • etc.

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4 for example

4) For Example

  • Car prices can vary a lot. For example, in Belgium the VW Golf costs $1000 less than in Britain.

  • Many countries, for example Mexico and Japan, have a lot of earthquakes.


Extra examples

Extra Examples

  • Due to

  • Due to illness, She has been absent from work.

  • Because of

  • Because of ill health, she had to retire.

  • Despite

  • Despite all our efforts to save the school, the authorities decided to close it.


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