Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 42 Linking words/Conjunctions

What are conjunctions?
What conjunctions link with time?
What conjunctions express a condition?
What conjunctions are used to express contrast?
What conjunctions are used to show the reasoning or express the purpose of action?
What is the difference between ‘for’ and ‘to’?

Grade 9 Grammar Lesson 42 Linking words Conjunctions (1)

  • Word like though and in spite of, are called linking words or conjunctions.
  • Conjunctions like when, while, as soon as, before, until, since etc link with time.
  • If, unless and in case are used to express a condition.
  •  But, although/though/even though, in spite of/despite are used to express the idea of contrast.
  •  Because and because of are used to show the reason for something.
  •  To, in order to and so that are used to express the purpose of the action.
  •  Both for and to can be used to show the purpose of a thing.

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