FANBOYS

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If you have never heard of FANBOYS and i don't mean the film i mean the acronym this might be a useful breakdown and tool for you.


In English we typically form a sentence using the subject + verb then the object if there is one S+V+O this makes a short sentence 


This is a simple phrase with an idea and many beginners can do this. In order to link 2 ideas we can use a certain set of conjunctives ... there are many conjunctives which can make one idea longer or more detailed but only a few which can link 2 ideas that are related. 


They are called coordinating conjunctions and they can be remembered using the mnemonic FANBOYS 


FOR

AND

NOR

BECAUSE

OR 

YET 

SO


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Nice! I used that method a lot through high school and boy did it help. In biology,MR NIGER D stood for characteristics of living things;

Movement

Respiration

Nutrition

Irritability 

Growth

Excretion

Reproduction 

Death 

Mnemonics is,for me,a very efficient way of learning and remembering. 

Kevwe A.

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idk why but the title made me laugh, I totally expected this thread to be about fanboys of some boy band or something :D I am a dummy

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Since mnemonic has been mentioned here, I remembered my old years as a student because this has been my refuge when I had so little time to study for exam...haha...but it has helped me a lot then. Though it's not really good to use all the time.

Edzky-18

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