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Conjunctive Adverbs

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Conjunctive Adverbs

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses. Sometimes an adverb will also join two independent clauses.� We then�call it a conjunctive adverb.� The following is a partial list of conjunctive adverbs:
accordingly����������� however������������next���������������������������������������������������������������
also���������������������� indeed���������������nevertheless����
besides����������������� instead�������������otherwise���������������������������������������������������������
consequently���������� likewise������������ similarly���������������������������
finally������������������� meanwhile��������� subsequently
The sentence pattern for conjunctive adverbs that join two independent clauses is the following:
�������������������������������� �independent clause + ; conjunctive adverb, + independent clause
����������������������������������Carl wrote the letter; consequently, Yesenia mailed it.
EXERCISE: Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
1. I will go therefore you can stay home.
2. Ana came to the meeting however she had to leave early.
3. Dinosaurs are extinct otherwise we would be very afraid.
4. Fifty girls signed up for a prom dress finally they had to close the contest.�
5. Juan left the house subsequently he forgot his books.