Using Punctuation Marks

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  • 7 videos | 20m 18s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Punctuation is the collection of marks used to separate sentences and their parts. Although appropriate punctuation is an undervalued part of your communication skills, it can make your business writing clear and less likely to be misinterpreted. In this course, you'll learn the standard rules and guidelines for using punctuation marks, including the correct use of periods, question marks, and exclamation points. You'll learn a crucial aspect of better writing that often causes much confusion - how to correctly use commas. The course includes rules for better writing such how to use different connecting and separating marks, like colons, semicolons, dashes, and hyphens. In addition, it shows how to properly use apostrophes, parentheses, brackets, and quotation marks.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Recognize examples of correctly applied rules for using end punctuation
    Recognize how to use commas correctly
    Recognize how to use semicolons and colons correctly
  • Identify the correct use of apostrophes in given examples
    Recognize how to use quotation marks appropriately in written communications
    Identify the correct application of rules for using parentheses and brackets

IN THIS COURSE

  • 41s
  • 3m 43s
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    3.  Putting Commas in the Right Place
    3m 40s
    Learn how to recognize when to use commas correctly. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Separating Sentence Parts with Semicolons and Colons
    3m 45s
    In this video, you will learn how to use semicolons and colons correctly. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Adding Apostrophes Carefully
    3m 25s
    During this video, you will learn how to identify the correct use of apostrophes in given examples. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using Quotation Marks
    2m 38s
    Discover how to recognize and use quotation marks appropriately in written communications. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Interrupting Sentences with Parentheses and Brackets
    2m 27s
    In this video, you will learn how to identify the correct application of rules for using parentheses and brackets. FREE ACCESS

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