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Simple and Compound Sentences


Coordinating conjunctions link 2 simple sentences to make a compound sentences.

There are 7 coordinating conjunctions.

We remember them by using FANBOYS

F - for

A - and

N - nor

B - but

O - or

Y - yet

S - so


The following clip explains how these are used to join ideas and simple sentences. It goes into a lot of detail but it is worth watching. 


Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795. Registered Office: c/o Moulsham High School, Brian Close, Chelmsford, CM2 9ES.

Tel: 01245504540