Conjunctive Adverb: Examples & Overview


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What role do conjunctive adverbs fulfill?

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1. When a conjunctive adverb is used after a semicolon or as an introductory word in a new sentence, you must use a _____.

2. If a conjunctive adverb comes in the middle of a sentence, what must be used on both sides of the word?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you understand the role of conjunctive adverbs in communication. Practice questions help you understand how to use them in sentences and what punctuation is needed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The function of conjunctive adverbs
  • Punctuation needed with conjunctive adverbs
  • Using conjunctive adverbs in the middle of a sentence

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on conjunctive adverbs
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as phrase and clause
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about punctuation and conjunctive adverbs

Additional Learning

The rules of English grammar are many and can be complex. This lesson, Conjunctive Adverb: Examples & Overview, helps you understand relationships between two ideas. This lesson covers:

  • The definition of a conjunctive adverb
  • Phrases and clauses
  • Use of semicolons
  • Introductory conjunctive adverbs
  • End words
  • Conjunctive adverbs midstream