Punctuation ExplainedFebruary 17, 2021 2021-05-28 10:55
How to close a sentence using a full stop, question mark and exclamation mark. Although this may seem basic they are often used incorrectly.
Pauses (neutral) | Comma & Semi Colon
How to use the simplest of marks (although often mis-used) as well as when and how to use a semi-colon.
Pauses (To Introduce) | Colon & Dash
Use the colon correctly, before a list or in a sentence. Thereu2019s also help with the less-formal dash.
One of the most over-used and mis-used punctuation marks u2013 the capital letter. Learn where theyu2019re needed and where they definitely are not.
The use single inverted commas to highlight a word and double inverted commas with quotations. Weu2019ll also sort out where to put the full stop in quote, the use of the ellipsis (dot dot dot) and whether a capital letter is needed.
The punctuation mark which causes the most confusion u2013 the apostrophe. You can forget all the confusing rules and learn the only rule youu2019ll need to get the apostrophe right every time.
Use ordinary and square brackets as well as how dashes and commas can work in pairs to separate information in a sentence.
The glue that holds words together to give the meaning you intend.
When to use full stops or semi-colons (or nothing) with bullet points, and whether capital letters are needed.