Conjunctive Adverbs

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What are Conjunctive Adverbs?
They are words that connect two independent clauses. They show cause or effect, sequence, contrast or comparison relationships.

Some examples of conjunctive adverbs are: however, moreover, finally, furthermore, likewise, instead, therefore, likewise, instead, therefore, still, meanwhile, accordingly, nevertheless, also.

The following diagram gives some examples of conjunctive adverbs. Scroll down the page for more examples and solutions.
Conjunctive Adverbs Examples

How are they used?

  1. The beginning of a sentence.
    CA , SS
  2. The middle of a sentence
    SS ; CA , SS

When are they used?
To show a specific type of relationship between two simple sentence.

Conjunctive Adverbs

Conjoiners, Conjunctive Adverbs
This lesson defines conjunctive adverbs and explains how they can be used as transitions in writing. It also gets into how to use commas and semicolons with conjunctive adverbs to help students develop a smoother writing voice.

Conjunctive Adverbs, Part 1
What are conjunctive adverbs? When are they used? How are they used?

Conjunctive Adverbs, Part 2
What are conjunctive adverbs? When are they used? How are they used?

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