A coordinating conjunction is a word that joins two elements of equal grammatical rank and syntactic importance. They can join two verbs, two nouns, two adjectives, two phrases, or two independent clauses. The seven coordinating conjunctions are
for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so.
The best way to remember the seven coordination conjunctions is by using the acronym
FANBOYS: F = for A = and N = nor B = but O = or Y = yet S = so from grammarly
Let’s watch the video to learn how to make sentences using FANBOYS and the correct punctuation.
What are they?
Phrasal verbs are verbs that contain multiple words.
Like regular verbs, there are thousands, but you can find an extensive list below.
Now that you’ve seen plenty of examples, it’s time to learn how they can and can’t be used. The video below is very helpful.
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Today’s lesson is on
. Reported Speech
Have you ever needed to tell a friend or coworker about something that someone said to you or someone else?
This is how to do it.
We also use reported speech to talk about things said in a movie, book, and other texts.
Reported speech is formed by removing any directly spoken words (in quotation marks) and stating the message as news.
Change verbs in the simple present to the simple past.
“Can you pass the salt?” she asked him.
: She asked him to pass the salt. Reported speech
If the sentence contains “don’t” then re-write it with “not” and add “to.”
“Don’t arrive late,” the teacher told the students.
: The teacher told the students not to arrive late. Reported speech
Change each sentence to reported speech.
1. “The class is on Fridays,” I told him.
2. “Don’t go home,” she said.
3. “What’s your name?” he asked me.
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Phrasal verbs are short expressions of 2 words that act as one action.
Their meaning is not the same as the meaning of the 2 words separately.
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Singular subjects take singular verbs and plural subjects take plural verbs.
Here are some common errors:
1. There are two or more subjects, so you think the verb needs to be plural.
2. There is more than one noun before the verb, so you make the verb agree with the wrong one.
3. There is a pronoun in the sentence that makes it confusing whether to use a singular or plural verb.
1. The cat and dog are friends.
Cat and dog are singular, but together they form a plural subject.
2. The keys in the door are stuck.
Door is a singular noun, but is not the subject.
3. Any of them is fine for use in the rain.
Any refers to just one object in a bunch.
1. Friday and Saturday ____ my favorite days of the week.
2. The library with many computers ____ a good place to study.
3. Communities with a park ____ important to have.
4. I will take whichever bus ____ first.
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