Semicolons Challenge

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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.

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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.

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I asked the OpenAI Chat: “Can you tell me about semicolons and how to use them?” Here is what it said. The video is in three parts. Part one is a listening activity. Part two is a reading activity. Part three will help you to practice the 44 symbols of the Britlish English IPA chart to help with your British English pronunciation. You can learn more about the British English IPA chart at Can you tell me about semicolons and how to use them? A semicolon is a punctuation mark that is used to separate clauses in a sentence. It is similar to a period, but it is used to show a closer connection between the clauses than a period would. Here are some examples of how to use semicolons in English sentences: I have a lot of work to do; I'll have to stay up late tonight. She has always wanted to visit Paris; she saved up for years to be able to afford it. I'm not sure what to do; I need some time to think about it. He is a talented musician; he can play several instruments. We went to the park, but it was too crowded; we decided to go to the beach instead. In each of these examples, the semicolon is used to separate two clauses that are closely related to each other. It shows that the clauses are connected, but also that they are independent ideas that could stand on their own as separate sentences. Thank you. That was very informative. You’re very welcome. By the way! You might like to know that you can test your knowledge of semicolons in the Britlish Library at You can find a link below. Bye!

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