and Compound Words
Look at this list of connectives. They are used to link one
sentence to another or to extend a sentence.
whoever whatever if meanwhile moreover
nonetheless for while when as
therefore however so and with
although besides but since consequently
furthermore henceforward until notwithstanding
whereas then because whenever after
nevertheless yet alternatively
Some of the connectives above are simple words, others are
compound words. (Words made up of more than one word.)
Put the words in the box into two categories:
Simple Words Compound
At the side of your list of compound words, write in
brackets the number of words that are within the connective.
Look carefully at the compound words. They contain words you
are familiar with. Write down each compound word in turn and write down what it
actually means. You might find a dictionary helpful here.
E.g. furthermore suggests that there is more information to
follow what has already been given.