Is like a minor conjunction

What is a conjunction?

Words like but, as, before, if, because etc. are called conjunctions.

Link conjunctions

Conjunction is also called "connective word". Why?

Conjunctions connect Parts of sentences, subordinate clauses and main clauses with each other.

Depending on how you use the conjunctions, i.e. what the conjunctions connect, they are in co-ordinating and subordinate Divided conjunctions.

Coordinating conjunctions

Connect the co-ordinating conjunctions ...

  • two main clauses:
    I visit my grandma on Sunday or I go to a soccer game.

  • two subordinate clauses:
    I am happy if you visit me on the weekend and we go to the park together.

  • or two parts of the sentence together:
    In summer we go to Italy or France.

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Subordinate conjunctions

The subordinate conjunctions connect you main clause with a subordinate clause:

All of my friends go to the swimming pool while I have to go to soccer practice.

I know I still have a lot to learn.

I'm already studying German today so that I have the weekend off.

Sometimes the subordinate conjunctions are also called Subjunctions designated.

Conjunctions of time

Conjunctions can also be divided into different meaning groups.

You can the appropriate question pronouns use to determine them.

After the Conjunctions of time (temporally) you ask with "When?":
as, after, since, until, before.

Example: I have to take a shower after coming home from training.

Conjunctions of the place

For the Conjunctions of the place (local) you can use the following question pronouns: Which place? Where? Where?:
where, where from, where to.

Example: Will you tell me where you are going

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Conjunctions of manner

After the Conjunctions of manner (modal) you ask:
How? In which way?:
to the extent that by how

Example: I make my parents happy by getting home on time.

Conjunctions of the reason

After the Conjunctions of the reason (causally) you ask with "Why?":
because, there, so that if, though

Example: I like soccer, even though I'm not particularly good at ball sports.

There is a comma in front of the conjunctions, except in front and, as well as, or.