Sometimes a linking word can be a conjunction, a transition, or an adverb depending on the
type of sentence in which it is placed. In the following sentences, determine what the linking
word is, then whether the linking word is an adverb, a transition, or a conjunction. If
necessary, add punctuation.
- I like riding my bike and I like jogging.
- I needed to talk to you so I called.
- I needed to talk to you so we could come to some agreement.
- The man was fired because he was late all the time.
- In order to be healthy she works out.
- I had a headache so I went to the store to buy some aspirin.
- Because of the fires there are only a few trees left.
- My wife went back to work after the baby was born.
- Kelsey is only a few months old so she is not likely to want a driver's license.
- My computer was broken thus I was unable to finish my homework.
Updated October 19, 1999
© Mr. Thomas T. Eiland