Sentences (Connectives) 01
The sentence "The sun came out and we went for a picnic" uses the connective "and". A connective is otherwise known as a conjunction.

Sentences (Connectives) 01

Sentences can be joined using connectives (conjunctions). Simple connectives, or joining words, are 'and', 'so, 'or' and 'but'. Sentences without these little words don't make much sense!

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  1. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    The ticket was expensive. She could just afford it.
  2. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    He was late. He missed the bus.
    'So' gives the idea of consequence here.
  3. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    He let in the goal. His team still won the match.
    'But' introduces the contrasting idea here.
  4. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    It was raining. We could not have our picnic.
  5. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    She hit the ball. She scored a point.
    'And' connects the two sentences correctly.
  6. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    Do you like pizza? Do you prefer pasta?
    'Or' introduces an alternative idea here.
  7. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    I'd like to go swimming. I must do my homework first.
    'But' introduces the contrasting idea here.
  8. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    He was late. He missed the film.
  9. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    How much is this clock? Does it need batteries?
    'And' connects the two sentences correctly.
  10. Use simple connectives to join the following sentence correctly.
    The sun shone. We were too late to stop for a picnic.

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