​ As well as

As well as — not only… but… / in addition to...

1.

As well as joins two subjects

My neighbours, as well as my colleagues, have come to the party. [not only my colleagues but also my neighbours;]
Neighbours are more emphasized than colleagues.
My communication skills and leadership abilities, as well as my desire to acquire knowledge, will lead me to success in your school’s master’s program.

2. 

As well as does not make subject plural if an emphatic subject in singular

My brother, as well as my cousins, speaks very good English.
You as well as he are diligent.
He as well as you is honest enough.
His sisters as well as he are now living in the village.

3. 

As well as joins two verbs or verb phrases with no Subject before the second verb phrase: as well as doing

I joined the sports club and the music club, as well as participating in the student government and serving as a class leader.
Jogging is healthy as well as making you feel good.
He broke the window, as well as destroying half of the wall.
She drawsand paints as well as designing clothes.
I studied psychology and medicine, as well as working in a hospital to gain firsthand experience.
The new clinic treats sick people as well as providing young doctors with a place to acquire practice.
In the south of Sudan, cattle are used as currency, as well as providing food, drink, clothing, and fuel.
The centre acts ashome to the BBC Symphony Orchestra andLondon Symphony Orchestra as well as holding concertsby jazz, folk, rock and blues artists.

3. 

If there is an infinitive in the main clause, an infinitive without to is possible after as well as

I have to clean the floors as well as cook the food.
You may have a rest in the sofa as well as go to bed now.
There was a hope the new Games would bring back the ideals of physical, mental, andspiritual excellence displayed in the ancient Games, as well as build courage,endurance, and a sense of fair play in all who participated.

4.

As well as joins two verbs or verb phrases with another Subject before the second verb phrase: as well as Subject Predicate

She draws as well as she designs clothes.He'd been realizing with increasing conviction that he didn't have the world figured out nearly as well as he'd once assumed.
… a woman, especially if she has the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
He speaks Spanish as well as he speaks French.

5.

As well as joins two objects, predicate complimentsor adverbials

I went to Paris and London, as well as Berlin and Edinburgh.
There are hurricanes and earthquakes as well as tornadoes in that state.
The pet store sells cats and dogs, as well as lizards and birds.
He was a great poet as well as a doctor.
It is ridiculous as well as foolish to think of the superiority of man to woman or woman to man.
Efforts to solve global problems often require broad theoretical understanding of cultural systems, as well as detailed understanding of specific local cultures.
The store sells goods which are manufactured locally, as well as internationally.
He speaks French as well as English.
We need it when asleep as well as when awake.
James Madison once suggested that liberty may be endangered by the abuses of liberty as well as by the abuses of power.

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