Element FORM: SENTENCE + SENTENCE
SuperCat CONJUNCTIONS
SubCat coordinating
Lexical Range N/A
Level A1
Cando Can use single word conjunctions ('and, but, or') to combine sentences.
Corrected Learner Example I like it because there are lots of shops, it is not too busy and there is lots of parking. And I like my home because it's not too big and it's a very nice flat. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Tamil; Pass)

I am from Estonia. Estonia it is a small country near the Baltic Sea. But now I live in Dorchester, because I work here. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2007; Russian; Pass)

I go shopping on Ladypool Road. Or sometimes I go to my local shop. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2008; Panjabi; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example And I like my home because it's not too big and it's very nice flat. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2009; Tamil; Pass)

But now I live in Dorchester, because I work heare. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2007; Russian; Pass)

I go Shopping on ladypool Road. (A1 BREAKTHROUGH; 2008; Panjabi; Pass)

Comments This is more frequent in spoken language than written. Some teachers may consider it incorrect to begin a sentence with 'And' or 'But' in written language.

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