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Punctuation
 
Punctuation
  Full stops
You need a capital letter to start each sentence and a full stop to end it.
  • A question must end with a question mark instead of a full stop.
  • Sometimes exclamation marks are better than full stops.
Commas
Use commas to break up long sentences, to make them easier to understand.
  • Use commas between items in a list.
  • Where more than one thing happens:
  • Where extra information is given
Apostrophes
Use apostrophes to show something belongs to a person and when making two words into one.
Tom's bike doesn't have stabilisers on it.
 

      

Speech marks
Use speech marks to show where someone is speaking. A new speaker needs a new line.

Click here for an example.



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