Coordinating Conjunctions Video Lesson

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Coordinating Conjunctions Definition

A coordinating conjunction is a grammatical part of speech in the English language that joins words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank.

Examples of Coordinating Conjunctions

In English grammar, some examples of coordinating conjunctions would be the following:

For: He was very tired, for he hadn’t slept since the weekend.
And: Shameka and Austin ran at the track meet.
Nor: Neither Vilma nor her sister were interested in the movie.
But: I’d like to meet with you over some coffee, but I have another appointment.
Or: Shelly, Justine, or Gustav will meet you at the front gate.
Yet: She wanted to go to the party, yet she knew it was important to study.
So: Jasmine prepared for her test in advance, so she met her friends that evening.

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