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Sentence Linkers/Linking Devices A conjunction is a word that joins words or sentences together. 1.       He is honest and she is intelligent.   (Two sentences are connected here.) 2.       Three and three make six. (Two words are connected here.)   Conjunctions are words that join clauses together to make sentences, and tell how the meanings of the clauses relate to each other.   Kinds of conjunctions A.     Coordinate Conjunctions B.      Subordinate Conjunctions C.      Correlative Conjunctions Coordinating Conjunctions  They relate two Different words or two different sentences of Equal rank or status. (In Clauses, they connect only principal/independent clauses) Such as: -          For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so (FANBOYS) Subordinating Conjunctions   They connect subordinating clauses with other clauses. Such as: - After, although, as, as if, as long as, as though, because, before, even if, even though, if, if only, in order that, now that, once, rather than