These phrases are more suitable for academic essays.If you are unsure whether you should use an informal phrase or an academic phrase, use an academic one.
In this article, I have shared a list of 30 useful French transition words and phrases that will help you create more sophisticated written arguments for your exam (at school or for DELF exam).
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expressed in the most beautiful sentences, will move no one unless those ideas are properly connected.
Unless readers can move easily from one thought to another, they will surely find something else to read or turn on the television.
Here, the adverb until functions as a coordinating conjunction to connect two ideas: I can stay out (the independent clause) and the clock strikes twelve (the dependent clause).
The independent clause could stand alone as a sentence; the dependent clause depends on the independent clause to make sense.
Without conjunctions, you’d be forced to express every complex idea in a series of short, simplistic sentences: I like cooking. Conjunctions allow you to form complex, elegant sentences and avoid the choppiness of multiple short sentences.
Conjunctions are words that link other words, phrases, or clauses together.
The most common coordinating conjunctions are for, and, nor, but, or, yet, and so; you can remember them by using the mnemonic device FANBOYS.
Notice the use of the comma when a coordinating conjunction is joining two independent clauses.