Conjunctions – Because, However, Whereas, Although

English Conjunctions – Using Because, However, Whereas, Although and Example Sentences

English Conjunctions - Using Because, However, Whereas, Although and Example Sentences


Using BECAUSE

Because is used to show/give reason. It is followed by a complete sentence with its own subject and verb.

Examples

  • She usually eats at home, because she likes cooking.
  • The girl ran because she was afraid.
  • He is delighted because I am here.
  • I like Samuel because he’s honest.

 

Using HOWEVER

We can express a contrast by using the adverb however  with two sentences. It is always followed by a comma.

Examples

  • He was feeling very ill. However, he went to school.
  • Some people disagree with this idea, however, it’s never been proven right.
  • She is the best student in school. However, she doesn’t do homeworks on time.

 


Using WHEREAS

Whereas is conjunction. It links two ideas that contrast with each other.

Examples

  • Chicken meat is white, whereas that of an ox is red.
  • My father is wealthy whereas we are poor.
  • Whereas we did all the job, they enjoyed themselves.
  • I am poor, whereas my sisters are very rich.

 

Using ALTHOUGH

Although is used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem.

Examples

  • Although it rained all day, we enjoyed the party very much.
  • He failed in the exam, although he studied very hard.
  • They didn’t go to the party, although they were invited.

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