Exercises

Punctuation – Quotation Marks

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Place question marks and exclamation points inside quotation marks if they are part of the quotation. Place question marks and exclamation points outside the quotation marks if they pertain to more than the quotation.Examples: Jim asked, “Where are you…

Lesson Plan

ESL Lesson Plan: Punctuation Marks

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How To Use The 15 Punctuation Marks by Morf Morford The English language has 15 punctuation marks. Some are simple and direct, while some are thoroughly… …mystifying and confusing. The end punctuation marks, for example, are easy to remember, distinguish and use correctly. The colon, semi-colon, dashes and hyphens and several others can be a […]

Articles

Teaching the English Punctuation System

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No, It’s Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense: Teaching the English Punctuation System by: Stacia Ann Did you know that you put in a comma in your writing whenever you take a breath? (I assume that means while reading aloud.) How about a period? Well, I guess that’s a deeper breath. You might also try putting […]