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    • Punctuation
    • Punctuation (.) Full stop We use the full stopShe is lucky. at the end of a sentence.
    • Punctuation (.) Dot For website andwww.wikispace.com e-mail addresses wemargahomework@gmail.com say “dot”.
    • Punctuation (,) CommaI went to the shops, and We use the comma then I went to the for pauses in swimming pool. sentences, or for listsI bought a computer, two televisions and a pencil. of things.
    • Punctuation (,) Comma We use the comma inMy sister Mary, who lives non-defining relativein Paris, is a pharmacist. clauses.
    • Punctuation (,) Comma We use the commaShe said, “I never do before quoting that!” someone.
    • Punctuation (;) Semicolon This is used to mark aYou must come to the pause between two show; you’ll love it. ideas that are connected.
    • Punctuation (:) Colon There are two reasons: firstly, I We use the colon tonever liked him; and start a list ofsecondly, I don’t like something. the time.
    • Punctuation (?) Question mark We use this at theWhat time is it? end of a question.
    • Punctuation (!) Exclamation mark We use this to showBe quiet! surprise / anger, etc.
    • Punctuation (‘) Apostrophe We use the apostrophe withI’m Peter’s sister. contractions and the genitive.
    • Punctuation Inverted commas (“ “) Speech marks Quotation marks“To be, or not to be. We often use theseThat is the question.” for quotes.
    • Punctuation (- -) Dash We often use the She wasn’t too happy dash in informal stylesabout it all - but that to add a bit of extra doesn’t matter. information at the end of a sentence.
    • Punctuation (-) Hyphen This is similar to dashco-worker but much shorter.eating-time It is used to join two words together.
    • Punctuation (-) Hyphen Hyphens are oftenwww.john-smith.com used in website or john-smith@.com e-mail addresses.
    • Punctuation ( ) Brackets We use brackets toMary (Peter’s sister) add additional is coming tonight. information inside a sentence.
    • Punctuation (/) Slash This is often used inwww.eTwinning/project.com Internet addresses.
    • Punctuation ( _ ) Underscore This is also used inwww.john_smith.com e-mail and website john_smith@.com addresses.
    • PunctuationABCDEFG Capitals We use them at the beginning of aWhere is Mary from? sentence, for days, Spain. months, seasons, cities, countries, nationalities,…
    • Punctuation WWW E-mail and website adresses @www.wikispace.com “double u, double u, double u”margahomework@gmail.com @ = “at”
    • Marga Renedo Gómez