Disjunct vs Conjuct

Disjunct vs Conjuct

Is a sentence adverbial that provides some comment by the speaker or writer on the content of a sentence. Disjuncts often come at the beginning or at the middle of the sentence.
Examples: Basically, actually, obviously, normally, etc.
Examples of sentences:
- Basically, this TV show is performing well.
- Normally, teachers are our backbone

Is the type of an adverbial that is used to show a connection between a sentence and an earlier sentence.

Examples: Furthermore, moreover, therefore, also, thus, yet, however, nevertheless, otherwise, likewise, again.
Examples of sentences:
- We are going home. However, we have to wait for our friends.
- It's raining. Therefore, we have to stay.

Emmanuel Kachele

Emmanuel Kachele is a founder and Blogger of KACHELE ONLINE Blog, an educational blog where 'O' Level English - 'OLE', 'A' Level English (ALE) and other related teaching and life skills are shared extensively. This is an online center for all Tanzanian Secondary School English Language students and teachers (Forms I-VI) and all interested English Language learners and teachers worldwide.

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