These Activities have been designed to help you master the 14 most common punctuation marks in English, from the simple full stop to the more complicated comma, apostrophe, hyphen, exclamation mark, colon, semicolon, and brackets. Understanding and using punctuation correctly is essential for making your written English clear and easy to understand. These exercises will help you to improve your understanding of when and how to use each punctuation mark to make your writing more effective.
I asked the OpenAI ChatGPT: “Can you tell me about semicolons and how to use them?” and what it said I put in a video which you will find in this challenge. Watch the video and then you should know enough about the use of semicolons to get a perfect score in this challenge.
I asked the OpenAI ChatGPT: “Can you tell me about the colon, and how to use it?” What it said I put in a video which you will find in this challenge. Watch the video and then you should know enough about the use of colons to get a perfect score in this challenge.
I asked the OpenAI ChatGPT: “How do you use a comma in English sentences?” What it said I put in a video which you will find in this challenge. Watch the video and then you should know enough about the use of commas to get a perfect score in this challenge.
The colon is the two dots, one above the other: few people seem to know how to use it, and most, consequently, don’t. Many writers believe that the colon has only one purpose: to introduce a list. This lesson aims to put your right as to the use of the colon.
The full stop or period is the most commonly used punctuation mark in English. The most common use of the full stop is to mark the end of declaratory sentences. It can also be placed after initial letters used to stand for a name, as in R.I. Chalmers, and also to mark the individual letters of some acronyms and abbreviations. While first introduced by Aristophanes of Byzantium in the third century, the full stop in its current position became popular from the ninth century onwards, and once movable type printing had become established, the full stop as we know it became the norm. It is n...
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