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French Conjunctions ~ Les Conjonctions

Learn about French conjunctions


Conjunctions provide a link between similar words or groups of words, such as nouns, verbs, people, etc. There are two types of French conjunctions:

1. Coordinating conjunctions join words and groups of words with an equal value.

   J'aime les pommes et les oranges.
   I like apples and oranges.

   Je veux le faire, mais je n'ai pas d'argent.
   I want to do it, but I don't have any money.

2. Subordinating conjunctions join dependent clauses to main clauses.

   J'ai dit que j'aime les pommes.
   I said that I like apples.

   Il travaille pour que vous puissiez manger.
   He works so that you can eat.

Click to learn more about the different types of French conjunctions and how to use them.

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