(a)Recall: Summarize what the article says about Ireland's natural resources.
(b)Analyze: Considering the overall purpose of this article , why do you think the author included the passage on Ireland's natural resources?
Please see sample answer below.
A coordinating conjunction links two sentence parts of the same grammatical kind. There are seven coordinating conjunctions: and, but, or, nor, yet, so, and for. Such conjunctions appear in both these essays, as this example demonstrates.\ Example: They were little used, and very dear.\Practice In your notebook, complete given sentence by filling in the blank with a suitable coordinating conjunction.
"He could walk without being bothered, ? he could take a cab".
The words like and as, used to make compari-sons, are not interchangeable. The word like is a preposition meaning "similar to." It is used to compare nouns or pronouns. The word as, a subordinating conjunction, is used to compare actions.It introduces a clause with a noun and verb. In some cases, the verb may be understood rather than stated.
Like: Strangers ... (prepositional phrase)
As: Elizabeth did not live to the same age [did] . (subordinate clause; did is understood)
Copy the sentence, replacing the blank with either like or as.
Are Elizabeth Barrett Browning's sonnets _____ contemporary love songs?