Welcome back to school! Again we are talking about explanation text. When you are learning explanation text, you have to see some language feature included to differentiate from other text genres. One of the language feature is temporal conjunction. What is temporal conjunction and how is this connective used in English sentences?
Definition of Causal Conjunctions
Causal conjunctions are conjunctions that introduce a causal clause. They could be conjunctions of coordination, e.g. for, or conjunctions of subordination, e.g. because or since.
Confronting CAUSAl and CONTRASTING conjunction to learn English grammar to understand text types
List of Causal Conjunctions (reason – why) Commonly Used in Explanation Texts
although, as a result, because, by, consequently, despite, due to, for that reason, in case, in order, in this way, otherwise, since, so, so as to, so that, therefore, though, thus, to that end, unless, until, yet
Examples Usages of Causal Conjunctions in English Sentences
He must be asleep for there is no light in his room.
I decided to call it a day – for I was feeling tired.
I helped him because I liked him.
Since he had not paid the rent, he was told to vacate the room.
As it is raining again, we will have to stay at home.
It was raining, so we stayed at home.
To understand more on how this causal conjunctions are used, read this best example of explanation text. Happy learning English Online!
Pembahasan dan latihan lebih lanjut tentang kalimat hubungan sebab akibat ini bisa dibaca pada artikel berikut:
- Penggunaan Because of, Due to, Thanks to – CAUSE EFFECT GRAMMAR
- 76 Contoh Soal Causal Conjunction dan Jawabannya
- 13 contoh dialog cause and effect
Kedua artikel diatas akan menambah wawasan kebhasan jenis teks explanation pada umumnya dan kalimat sebab akibat pada khususnya. Hanya dengan banyak latihan, kemampuan grammar dan structure sekaligus pemahaman teks bisa meningkat dengan cepat.