English Conjunctions – Using Because, However, Whereas, Although and Example Sentences
Because is used to show/give reason. It is followed by a complete sentence with its own subject and verb.
- 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.
We can express a contrast by using the adverb however with two sentences. It is always followed by a comma.
- 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.
Whereas is conjunction. It links two ideas that contrast with each other.
- 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.
Although is used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem.
- 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.