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Coordination – FANBOYS #4

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Coordination – FANBOYS #4
• A conjunction is a word used to connect words, phrases, or clauses.
• A coordinating conjunction joins two main (independent) clauses in order to show that the ideas carry equal value in the sentence.

Slide 1 of 4

The most common coordinating conjunctions are:

For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So = FANBOYS

Whenever there are two complete sentences joined by one of the “fanboys” conjunctions, insert a comma before the conjunction.

Example: He wanted to become a musician, but he became a banker.

Slide 2 of 4

INSERT A COMMA ONLY IF THE SENTENCE HAS ONE OF THE “FANBOYS” CONJUNCTIONS,

AND THERE IS A

COMPLETE SENTENCE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE CONJUNCTION.

Slide 3 of 4

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