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Introduction to Exercise 1 - Using coordinating conjunctions (and, but, or, so)
Grammar Explanation

•  There are seven coordinating conjunctions. They are: For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So.  It is easy to remember them by the acronym FANBOYS.

•  Coordination conjunctions are used to link words, phrases or clauses. For is used to introduce a reason; and for addition; nor for negation; but and yet for contrast; or for giving an alternative; and so for stating a result.

•  When you use a coordinating conjunction to combine two independent clauses, you need to use a comma before the conjunction.
  • Example: The defense attorney said that the verdict was unfair, and he vowed to appeal.
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What You Will Do

There are numbered blanks in the following passage. When you click on the number, two choices will appear on the side. Click on the correct choice to insert it in the passage. If you click on the wrong choice, the Answer box at the bottom of the choices will tell you why your answer is wrong.   
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