A conjunction is a word used to connect words or group of words. There are four types of connectors: coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions, subordinate conjunctions and conjunctive adverbs.
A coordinating conjunction joins words or group of words that are similar. They connect words and phrases and also independent clause to form compound sentence.
*FANBOYS are the coordinating conjunctions
A - and
N - nor
B - but
O - or
S - so
Elizabeth became queen, but she had had a difficult childhood.
Correlative conjunctions are conjunctions that are used in pairs to connect words or group of words that have equal importance in a sentence.
both...and not only...but also either...or
Either lemonade or juice is a good drink for a picnic.
A subordinate conjunction is used to join and independent clause and a dependent clause and to indicate their relationship. Common subordinate conjunctions are after, although, because, before, even though, if, in order that, since, so that, than, when, and while.
After those first artists had ground up charcoal and colored rocks, they mixed the resulting powders with saliva.