|She drinks coffee. He drinks tea.
She drinks coffee, but he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee, and he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee; he drinks tea.
Although she drinks coffee, he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee although he drinks tea.
Although she drinks coffee, but he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee; however, he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee. However, he drinks tea.
She drinks coffee. He, however, drinks tea.
|(Two separate sentences)
(Both ideas are equal)
(Closely related ideas)
(One idea is stronger)
(Stronger break between ideas)
A period (.) provides the strongest break between ideas.
A semicolon (;) is next, and a comma (,) provides the weakest separation.
Coordinators provide connection between equal ideas.
(and, but, or, nor, so, for, yet)
Subordinators provide connection between unequal ideas.
(because, although, when, while, if, as, since, whenever, wherever)
He didn’t go to work because he was sick.
Although John was unhappy, he still smiled.
Sentence Connectors provide connection between large groups of ideas/sentences. (usually paragraphs)
(therefore, otherwise, thus, in conclusion, furthermore)