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Punctuation

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Confident? Take some of these quizzes to make sure that you understand http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz_list.htm#marks

 

Need more help? An excellent basic review of punctuation

http://www.stpt.usf.edu/pms/

 

http://chuma.cas.usf.edu/~olson/pms/

 

A comprehensive site with all types of punctuation marks

http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/marks.htm

 

A comprehensive site for lists and examples in technical writing

http://www.io.com/~hcexres/tcm1603/acchtml/lists.html

http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/numbers.htm#lists

 

History of Punctuation

http://www.physics.ohio-state.edu/~wilkins/writing/Resources/essays/punctuation_hist.html

 

Commas

 

Commas in a series

http://www.bartleby.com/141/strunk.html#2

 

Dont join two independent clauses with a comma.

http://www.bartleby.com/141/strunk.html#5

 

A tutorial on using commas

http://filebox.vt.edu/eng/mech/writing/exercises/general13.html

 

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commaproof.html

 

Semi-colons

 

Advice on using semicolons with example sentences

http://www.wisc.edu/writing/Handbook/Semicolons.html

 

A powerpoint tutorial on colons http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colons/colon1.html

 

Rules for semi-colons http://ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/semicolon.htm

 

Sentence punctuation

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_sentp.html

 

Review of clauses: essential for understanding punctuation

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_clause.html

 

Hyphens

http://www.io.com/~hcexres/tcm1603/acchtml/gram1.html#hyph








































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