Conjunctions & Interjections. The Conjunction. Definition: A conjunction is a word that joins words, phrases or clauses. Types of Conjunctions. 1) Coordinating Conjunctions - These conjunctions join words, phrases or clauses of equal function, like 2 or more subjects or 2 or more verbs .
2. Correlative Conjunctions - These conjunctions are paired conjunctions. See the word, relative, in the word, correlative? To be a relative, you need someone else, like a mom needs a daughter or son; grandma needs grandchildren, etc. So these conjunctions need the two or paired conjunctions. They are used together.
either...or; neither...nor; both...and; not only...but also; whether...or