Follow basic punctuation rules and learn more about punctuation marks, including: commas, ellipses and dashes.
Master the use of commas by learning the proper situations that require them, and add a new level of grammar expertise to your writing arsenal.
Learn about using parentheses to provide supplemental information that is punctuated correctly, and create more flavorful content that is engaging.
Learn everything you need to know about colons, including how to format around them and use them in lists, salutations and more.
Learn about how to use semicolons and examine some examples of correct and incorrect uses of semicolons in compound sentences.
Find out some of the common uses for every day, garden-variety hyphens, and how to use them with self-confidence and look like a know-it-all.
Learn how to use apostrophes to show possession for nouns and pronouns to ensure your punctuation is always done correctly.
Learn all about independent and dependent clauses, from what defines each clause to how to correctly use and combine them.
Learn about the most common types of run-on sentence errors, how to spot them and the easiest way to correct them.
Use a semicolon to add some variety to the structure of a sentence; it replaces a comma in a compound sentence that has no conjunction.
Learn why consistency is important in punctuating lists, and learn the correct way to punctuate dates and addresses within sentences.
Learn about using ellipses to edit material for conciseness, show pause or indicate hesitation and how they are used in various writing formats.
Learn about direct and indirect quotations, how to choose which is more appropriate for your content and how to properly format direct quotes.
Learn when to use single or double quotation marks and the punctuation rules that apply in various situations that use them.
Learn how to use the dash correctly in various situations and locations within sentences, and understand how to avoid overuse.