Posted by: Idioma Extra | July 18, 2012

Grammar Guru

Punctuation Problems

One of the most common errors that any teacher finds in written papers (or emails) are punctuation errors. This is true for writers of English as a 2nd language as well as native speakers. It can be tricky, but learning some of the basic rules can really help both you AND your reader. Look at this example below and see just how much changing the punctuation can change the meaning of a text:

Crazy right?

Now, click on this handy webpage and bookmark it: English Punctuation. Read it when you can and keep it handy for when you are writing your papers/dialogs/emails for class.

Finally, if you want to test your punctuation knowledge, take this quick quiz: Punctuation Quiz


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