8.To express a condition and to connect two clauses:
If, otherwise, provided, provided that, providing that, in case, unless, until, till etc.
Example: We will go out provided that the weather is fine. He won't come in case we fail to contact him.
9.To point out a place or time:
Where, as, when, as soon as, while, before, after, at present, no sooner had---than, scarcely/hardly---when, afterward etc.
We went where he lived. He came while I was reading.
- To end or summaries a talk or write-up:
In the end, in short, to sum up, ‘in brief, above all, in summing up, to conclude etc. Example: To sum up, he was a fatalist. In brief, he was a model teacher.
- To express the way an action takes place or the unreal situation:
As though, as if. as it were such-teas. such-thatch
He talks as if he were the owner of the house. We need such workers as have team-spirit.
12.To show two actions taking place almost at the same time: At the same time, meanwhile, at that time, while etc.
Example: When you called me, at that time l was watching TV. Meanwhile we were taking preparation to leave the place.
- Relative Pronouns used as Linkers:
Who, which, what, whom, where, that, whoever etc.
Example: God helps those who help themselves. It is I who am guilty.