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How to Use Quotation Marks | Grammar Lessons
 
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Watch more Grammar Lessons videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515799-How-to-Use-Quotation-Marks-Grammar-Lessons I like to think of the quotation mark as the punctuation that can save your job, or save your grade in the class. And that's because we use of quotation mark to attribute ideas and words to the original speaker, so you use quotation mark to show someone else has said something, either verbally, or they've written it on the page and if you don't use the quotation mark, when you are duplicating someone's work; it's what we called plagiarism, we definitely want to avoid that. Grammatically speaking, punctuating the quotation mark can be a little tricky, so I'll show you a few examples, quotation marks often take two forms, we'll either lead with the quotation and give the attribution at the end of the sentence, or we'll lead with the attribution and, and with the quotation. So here is an example how to punctuate a sentence when we lead with a quotation: We have "It's a lovely day" Jim said. Well, in this case notice that we start with the quotation mark, we capitalized the first word and we keep the comma inside of the quotation mark, another words we, we tuck the punctuation inside of those quotes and then we give the attribution "Jim said" and the period doesn't come until the very end of the sentence. Now, in this sentence we flip the order and we're starting with the attribution, so we say Jim said, we capitalize "J" cause it's the beginning of the sentence and this time we put the comma after said and then we [inaudible 00:43:40] into the quota. So, Jim said, comma, quotation mark, capital, it's a lovely day, period quotation mark. Can be a little tricky, because sometimes the comma goes inside of the quotation, sometimes it goes outside; it depends on how you're setting your sentence out. So, let's say that it's such a nice day out that Jim tells his coworkers he is sick and he gets out of the office for the day. Well, I might say something like, Jim said he was feeling sick, but we are skeptical. So, you can see this is taken on a different form, because we're only quoting a small part of something that Jim said, not a complete sentence and we're tucking it into our sentence; so that even without the quotation marks it would read well, it would read as a complete sentence. Jim said he was feeling sick, but we are skeptical. So, in this case you can put a quotations around his partial quote and you don't have to capitalize the first of his quote. So, I hope that this makes; using quotation marks a little bit clearer for you.
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Basic Punctuation: Periods, Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Apostrophes, Quotation Marks, Parentheses
 
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This video shows how to identify and recognize the seven most-common pieces of punctuation: the period (full stop), comma, semicolon, colon, apostrophe, quotation marks, and parentheses. I touch on some uses but will delve into each piece of punctuation (and others) later in this series. Each piece of punctuation will receive its own video!
Punctuating with Quotation Marks
 
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This video, from English 10 on 10/14/2011, discusses how to punctuate quoted material. The class addresses periods, colons, semi-colons, commas, question marks, and exclamation points.
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Writing & Punctuation: How to use COLONS & SEMICOLONS
 
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Using proper English punctuation shows that you are a sophisticated and intelligent writer. Also, using punctuation improperly can often change the meaning of your sentence. In this lesson, I will teach you how to use two key punctuation marks: the colon and semicolon. The colon is made of two dots and has three uses in writing. The semicolon is made up of a dot and comma and has three different uses in writing. Even native English speakers often use these punctuation marks improperly. But I guarantee that after watching this video, you will master them fully. You'll even get a chance to practise by doing the quiz afterwards at https://www.engvid.com/writing-punctuation-how-to-use-colons-semicolons/ Next, why don't you watch my lesson on how to be a better writer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHdzv1NfZRM&t=0s&index=7&list=PLpRs5DzS7VqpcTS7hXJU4ARPwSETGI1gy TRANSCRIPT Welcome back to engVid with me, Benjamin. Today's lesson is a writing one that is going to really show that you are a sophisticated writer. That means that you are intelligent and that you've got a good understanding of English grammar because you can use these two key punctuation marks. Introducing on my right the semi-colon. Looks a little bit like this, comma with a full stop on top (;), and on my left the colon. No, I'm not talking about your posterior; I am talking about this: Dot, dot (:). Okay. First the semi-colon. What's it used for? A semi-colon is used to replace a conjunction or full stop. Okay? So rather than lots of boring, short sentences, I spice things up by putting in a semi-colon. What it does is it connects two closely related ideas. So, instead of saying: "They love chocolate."-full stop-"I can't stand it." or: "They love chocolate, and I can't stand it", you put a semi-colon in there. It just... It just gives it better effect. It's just... It's just more interesting the way it sounds and the way it looks on the page. Second way in which we use a semi-colon: To separate items in a list. For example, this is talking about a pudding that I'm making, a dessert if you don't use this English word, here. "For the pudding, I need:" Okay? Spot the colon; we'll talk about that in a moment. Now we are putting the semi-colons to separate the ingredients for the pudding. "Berries, fresh summer ones;" okay? So that's one... It's the berries, this is the description of the berries. Okay? I put the semi-colon after I finish talking about the berries. "...milk", now let's give a little bit of detail about the milk: "full-fat milk;" always tastier. Okay? Put a semi-colon after that. "...a new whisk, because I stood on the last", okay? "...and", okay? So we don't need a semi-colon here because we're using "and", and then you put the final secret ingredient. Let's move over to the colon. Colons introduce lists, like we have just seen here: "This is what I need for my pudding:" dong, dong dong, now I'm going to put my list. Colons isolate words to create emphasis. "He knew what he was feeling: fear." You might want to have a look at my lesson on suspense and tension writing, because we cover lots of sentences like this. Colons also introduce quotes. So if you're doing an academic essay, and you're saying: "Idea, idea, idea, idea, idea", oo, now I need to take someone else's idea and write, and sort of put it in speech marks. Before you use that person's words, yup, you use the colon. Okay? So if I was writing an essay about Shakespeare, just before I used Shakespeare's words, I would put the colon. Okay, we're going to look at a passage now and we're going to think about when we should use a semi-colon and when we should use a colon. So here we are with a little passage that I have just written for you. I'll read it out to you. As I'm reading it, I want you to think of where the semi-colons and colons should go. "You need to do three things to be successful in English, practice with native speakers, learn and revise your vocab, and master your grammar. It helps enormously to visit the U.K., you'll understand the culture. Together we can achieve fluency, together we can grow." Hmm. What do we think about that? Okay, so let's have a look. "You need to do three things to be successful in English", and then it starts saying what those things are. So what we have here is the start of a list. Remember: If you're introducing a list, you need to put a colon. There we are, a colon to introduce my list. Now we have three things that we need to do to get better at English. What do we do to separate items in a list? That's right, you put your semi-colon, so we'll just put a dot there, one there, and then you don't need one here. "It helps enormously to visit the U.K., you'll understand the culture." So, this here we're starting an explanation, we're giving an important reason, so I would say that a colon is required there. […]
Learning to type the the Colon, Quotation Mark, and Shift keys
 
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This lesson can be found at http://www.learnkeyboardtyping.com/learning-to-type-the-colon-quotation-mark-shift-keys.php
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Punctuation Marks (विराम चिन्ह): Colon, Semi colon, full stop, comma, apostrophe, etc.
 
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Colons: How to Use Colons Correctly in Your Sentences
 
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Using colons as a mark of punctuation. Conventional uses in time designations and titles.
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Punctuation Tip: Quotation Marks with Colon and Semicolon
 
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Quotation marks always go inside colons and semicolons. This punctuation rule applies to American and British punctuation. • The attendees were in a room named "Madison": Lou, Sam, and Sue. • John said it's "one step forward"; Mary said it's "one step backwards." • I might be described as "green"; however, I am a seasoned pro. Several rules are involved with the use of quotation marks. In American punctuation, the periods and commas are placed INSIDE the quotation marks. • Sam said, "Let's celebrate by going to the movies." In British punctuation, the periods and commas are placed OUTSIDE the quotation marks. •Sam said, "Let's celebrate by going to the movies". However, both American and British punctuation styles are in agreement when it comes to the colon and semicolon. The colon and semicolon are always placed outside the ending quotation mark. #PunctuationDaily
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Punctuation: Introduction to speech marks (KS2)
 
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What will I learn? How to use speech marks to punctuate what characters are saying. Questions: What are speech marks also known as? Where does the end punctuation go in a sentence with direct speech? ---------------------------- Looking for FREE teaching resources? Visit https://goo.gl/3W5Bsl for engaging resources for pupils at Foundation to Upper Key Stage 2, including: videos, interactive activities, quizzes and worksheets.
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How to Use Colons and Semicolons in English - English Writing Lesson
 
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In this lesson, you can learn how to use colons and semicolons in English. You will also see how understanding colons and semicolons can help you improve your English writing. This topic will be very useful for anyone who wants to write more clearly in English. Colons and semicolons may seem like a small, unimportant topic. However, colons and semicolons are powerful tools, which you can use to make your writing clearer and more focused. You can see the full version of this lesson here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/colons-semicolons You can learn: - How to use colons correctly in English. - How to avoid common mistakes with colons. - How to use semicolons in English. - How to use linking words with semicolons. - How to use semicolons to replace commas. - The difference between colons and semicolons in English. You can see more of our free English lessons on this page: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons A big thank you to the Alphabet translation team from Syria for the Arabic captions!
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Punctuation: Using speech marks to punctuate direct speech (KS2)
 
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What will I learn? How to use speech marks to help you write speech in different ways. Questions: What did Vicky report that Troy had said? What is the rule to remember when a new person speaks? ---------------------------- Looking for FREE teaching resources? Visit https://goo.gl/3W5Bsl for engaging resources for pupils at Foundation to Upper Key Stage 2, including: videos, interactive activities, quizzes and worksheets.
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Punctuation Lessons: COLONS AND SEMICOLONS
 
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This lesson, which deals with the colon and the semi colon, is part of a series of lessons I am making on how we use punctuation marks. Please go to my website for more information. https://www.skype-lessons.com/online-... USE COLONS (1 clause must be independent) 1) To explain, conclude, or follow from the main clause There's one thing I really loathe: impatience. We had two options: pay the money or suffer the consequences. There are two ways we could do this: the easy way or the hard way. 2) In direct speech The teacher would say the following: 'Do your homework!' 3) In lists Pancakes are made from simple ingredients: eggs, flour, and milk. USE SEMICOLONS (2 clauses must be independent) 1) Offers additional or contrasting information. Demonstrates a relation between the two independent clauses. (It replaces the coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, so, yet, nor, or) I ordered lamb; she had a salad. I'd love to visit Italy; I've always loved Italian food. 2) Use with the following conjunctive adverbs: otherwise, however, moreover, therefore, nevertheless, consequently, accordingly, consequently, instead. We didn't go to the museum; instead, we went home. 3 students came to the class; however, only 1 was prepared. Exercises here. Thanks to Bristol University http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_45.htm#commaexercise http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_46.htm http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_43.htm http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_44.htm
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PUNCTUATION MASTERCLASS - Learn Punctuation Easily in 30 Minutes - Comma, Semicolon, Period, Etc.
 
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Learn PUNCTUATION Easily in 30 Minutes in this Punctuation Masterclass. Also see - MOST COMMON MISTAKES IN ENGLISH & HOW TO AVOID THEM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dax90QyXgI&list=PLmwr9polMHwsR35rD9spEhjFUFa7QblF9 ***** RELATED LESSONS ***** 1. HAVE BEEN / HAS BEEN / HAD BEEN: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhSqfzaMuLM&list=PLmwr9polMHwsR35rD9spEhjFUFa7QblF9 2. Correct Use of COULD and WOULD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU9lY1HF5Mc&index=4&list=PLmwr9polMHwsR35rD9spEhjFUFa7QblF9 3. All GRAMMAR lessons: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmwr9polMHwsR35rD9spEhjFUFa7QblF9 4. How to Become Fluent in English: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmwr9polMHwsI6vWZkm3W_VE7cWtYVjix In this lesson, you will learn the rules for using: - period/full stop (.) - exclamation mark (!) - question mark (?) - comma (,) - semicolon (;) - colon (:) - apostrophe (') Partial transcript: Hello, and welcome back. In this lesson, I’m going to teach you the rules for using the seven most important punctuation marks, so that you can write correct English without making mistakes. There are exercises within the lesson to help you practice, and as always there is a final quiz at the end of the video. So, if you’re ready, let’s begin. We’re going to start with terminal punctuation. ‘Terminal’ means the end, so terminal punctuation marks are what we use to end a sentence. There are three of these: the period or the full stop, the exclamation mark, and the question mark. Let’s look at the period first. This mark is called the period in American English (AmE means American English), and it’s called the full stop in British English. It is used to mark the end of declarative and imperative sentences. I’ll explain. Here are some examples: “I teach English.” “We had pizza for dinner last night.” “If it rains tomorrow, I’ll bring my umbrella.” These sentences are called declarative sentences because they declare something; they give us some information. And at the end of each sentence, you see a period or full stop. Imperative sentences are commands or requests: “Please don’t feed the animals.” You might see this on a sign in a zoo. “Let me know what time your flight arrives.” “If it rains tomorrow, bring your umbrella.” Let’s now turn to the exclamation mark. It is used to convey strong emotion or feeling. Have a look at these two sentences: Both of them mean the same thing. The first sentence, which ends in a period, has no special feeling or emotion; it’s like saying “I’m really excited about my new job.” Doesn’t sound like I’m very excited, does it? That’s why we use the exclamation mark: “I’m really excited about my new job!” – it tells our reader to read the sentence with emotion – in this sentence, the emotion is excitement. This next sentence: “If you come to work late tomorrow, you’re fired!” Imagine a manger saying this to an employee. So, this expresses anger. In the same way, you can show many other feelings including surprise, joy, fear etc. using the exclamation mark. Now, both of these sentences are declarative, but you can also use the exclamation mark in an imperative sentence like this one: “Johnny, don’t play with your food!” You can imagine a mother saying that angrily to her son. So, it’s a strong or strict command. Another place where we use the exclamation mark is after interjections. Here are a couple of sentences: “Ouch! You just stepped on my foot!” “Wow! What a beautiful house!” Interjections are words like “ouch” and “wow” which are used to express feelings. So, remember: if you want to convey strong emotion in a sentence, put an exclamation mark at the end of it. If there’s no special feeling, just end the sentence with a period. OK, let’s turn now to the third terminal punctuation symbol: the question mark. It is used to mark the end of a question. So, it’s very straightforward: if a sentence is a question, then put a question mark at the end of it. Here are some examples: “What do you do?” “Are we allowed to feed the animals?” “If it rains tomorrow, should I bring my umbrella?” “Are you excited about your new job?” “Who lives in that house?” So, the rule is: if a sentence is a question, it must end with a question mark. Alright, let’s do a small exercise now. There are four sentences on the screen. I want you to add periods or full stops, exclamation marks and question marks where necessary. Stop the video, think about your answers, then play the video and check. OK, here are the answers. If you want, stop the video again, check your answers, then play the video and continue. Before we move on to the next topic, a quick note on spacing. Notice that there is no space between the last letter of a sentence and the terminal punctuation mark. If you put a space there, it’s wrong. But, when you begin a new sentence, you should leave a space after the terminal mark, and you should start the new sentence with a capital letter.
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Using Speech Marks - Basic
 
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UPDATE: As I originally made this video just for my students as part of an exercise, some of the commas are not in the correct places. As others seem to have found this video useful, I have now uploaded a version with the correct comma placement so teachers can use it in their classes:) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PnWnp... A writing lesson on basic speech mark use. Explains that speech marks must open and close a piece of speech and that each new speaker starts on a new line.
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How to Use Speech Marks
 
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Informative and entertaining look at how to use speech marks in the English language. Great as a plenary, introduction or revision tool.
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Punctuation: the Semicolon (;) & Colon (:)
 
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Punctuation, such as the semicolon and colon, is a key ingredient of writing. It is especially important when writing formal academic essays, such as for the IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, CAE, etc. In this video, we look at a couple of the most confusing punctuation marks (;) and (:), to see how and when they should be used. General functions: 0:35 Semicolon: 2:07 Colon: 7:56 Need ideas for your essays? Check out our ideas e-book: http://bit.ly/2RIhBjz Find more writing tips at https://writetotop.com/ Want more great videos to help you pass the IELTS or TOEFL Writing Section? Support Write to the Top: https://writetotop.com/product/support-us/ https://paypal.me/writetotop
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Learn Punctuation: period, exclamation mark, question mark
 
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http://www.engvid.com You see them all the time, but do you know how to use them correctly? In this lesson we go over the basic punctuation marks used to end a sentence. I also teach you to identify and avoid the run-on sentence, which is a common mistake ESL students and native speakers make in their writing. Watch this lesson to learn the quick and easy rules for using the period, exclamation mark, and question mark! Then take the quiz on it here: http://www.engvid.com/learn-punctuation-period-exclamation-mark-question-mark/ TRANSCRIPT Hi. Welcome to www.engvid.com again. My name's Adam. Today, I'm responding to some requests for punctuation lessons. So, today's lesson is about punctuation. I'm going to focus on the period, the exclamation mark, and the question mark. Now, you're thinking: why am I beginning with these three? Because these are the ends of sentences. Right? These always come at a very specific point in the sentence, always at the end, always with a clear purpose. What is the purpose? A period ends a sentence. Seems simple enough, everybody knows this. Correct? But it's not that simple. Many, many times I've seen students writing and not putting the period in the correct place. What... Another thing you have to remember about the period is what comes after it is always a capital letter. Okay? Many people forget the capital after a period. A period ends a sentence which means it ends a complete idea. Whatever comes after the period is already a new idea. Of course, one idea flows to the next idea; one idea builds on the previous idea, but they are two separate ideas. When you have completed your sentence, when you have completed your idea - put a period. And British people call this: "a full stop". Same idea, means: full stop, done, next idea. Okay? With a capital letter. Always don't forget the capital letter. Or never forget the capital letter. Okay? Another thing to remember about the period is that once you have a sentence with a complete independent clause and you don't have another independent clause with a conjunction, "and", "but", "so", "or", etcetera or a semi-colon-this is a semi-colon-that means your sentence is finished. If you have two independent clauses in a sentence and you don't have the conjunction, you don't have the semi-colon, means you have a run-on sentence. Okay? A "run-on sentence" is a sentence that has two subjects, two verbs, no spacing, no conjunction, no period. Okay? Let's look at an example of a run-on sentence. "Stacey and Claire went shopping at the mall with Ted and Alex they bought new clothes." Does this sentence seem okay to you? If it does, there's a problem. Okay? We have "Stacey and Claire" as your subject-sorry, this is a "v" actually-"went shopping at the mall". Where? "With Ted and Alex". With who? This is a complete idea. "Stacey and Claire went shopping at the mall with Ted and Alex." Your idea is complete, this is what they did. Now, at the mall, what did they do? "They bought new clothes." I put a period, I put a capital. I have to separate ideas, therefore, two separate sentences. Now, is there any other way I can fix this? Of course. I can put a comma after: "Alex," I could put the word: "and they bought", in which case, that sentence is fine. "And" joins two independent. So, every time you're writing... Punctuation, of course, is for writing, not for speaking; we don't see punctuation in speaking. Every time you write, check your sentences. If you have two independent clauses, means two subject, subject, verb, and then subject, verb. If you have two of these, two combinations of subject and verb without a period between them, without a conjunction, without a semi-colon - you have a run-on sentence. Okay? Just to make sure, here's another sentence. I'll take this away. Something came before. "As a result," -of whatever came before-"the police evacuated the tenants of the building they thought this would be safer." Oh. "The tenants of the building they thought this would be safer." Wait a minute. What's going on? Where does the sentence end? Where does the idea end? What's the next part of the sentence? Okay? "The police evacuated". Who? "The tenants". Which tenants? "Of the building". Okay? "The building they thought this", no. Okay, "The building that they thought this", no, doesn't make sense. So this must be the next subject, "they thought". Who are "they"? The police. "They thought". What? "This would be safer." So now, I need to put something here. I need to break up these two sentences because they're two separate ideas. This sentence explains why they did the action in the first sentence.
Quotation Marks - Punctuation - Easy English Grammar
 
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Learn the rules for using QUOTATION MARKS properly. 1. Use quotation marks to enclose direct quotations. He said, "Bub has won the match." 2. Use single quotes to enclose a quotation. He said, "I know who said, 'To be or not to be, that is the question.’” 3. Place a period and comma inside quotation marks, colon and semicolon outside. "He is here," she said; "open the door." 4. Place colons and semicolons outside; He said, "I must hurry"; then he left. 5. Place question marks inside quotes if part of quotation. He asked, "Where is the game?" 6. Place quotation marks outside if not: Did she say, "I don't know"? 7. To enclose the titles of magazine articles and book chapters. Enhance your writing skills by learning the rules of quotation marks for English. Prepare for the ACT, SAT, and TOEFL. Free English Language and Lesson Plans at: www.EnglishGrammarHelp.com Follow us on YouTube
Using quotation marks in titles | Punctuation | Khan Academy
 
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Learn how to use quotation marks to title things like poems, songs, and episodes of TV shows. Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/e/italics--underlines--and-quotes/ Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/v/parentheses Missed the previous lesson? Watch here: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/v/italics-and-underlining Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point! About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to KhanAcademy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
Views: 81564 Khan Academy
Quotation marks explain everything
 
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This project has been created with Explain Everything™ Interactive Whiteboard for iPad
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How to Use Single Quotation Marks
 
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Get more tips in my free e-mail newsletter http://j.mp/dofZKb Learn how to use single quotation marks and scare quotes.
Views: 32267 Grammar Girl
Semicolons and complex lists | The colon and semicolon | Punctuation | Khan Academy
 
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We use semicolons to punctuate a complex list, which is when list items contain commas. For example, “I visited Paris, France; Paris, Texas; and Paris, Illinois.” Paige explains. Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/the-colon-and-semicolon/e/introduction-to-semicolons Missed the previous lesson? Watch here: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/punctuation/the-colon-and-semicolon/v/introduction-to-the-semicolon-the-colon-and-semicolon-punctuation-khan-academy Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point! About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to KhanAcademy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
Views: 80264 Khan Academy
Grammar & Punctuation : When to Use Single Quotation Marks
 
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Use single quotation marks any time that there is a quote within a quote. Put double quotations on the outside of a quote and single quotations on the inside of the quote. Get examples of when to use single quotation marks from a writer and English tutor in this free video on grammar and punctuation. Expert: Heather Kamins Bio: Heather Kamins was diagnosed with lupus when she was 14 years old, and has dealt with kidney involvement, joint problems, medication side effects and other lupus-related issues. Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge
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Commas in dialogue | Punctuation | Grammar | Khan Academy
 
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“Today we’re going to talk about using commas in dialogue,” said David and Paige, KA’s resident grammarians. Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/punctuation/the-comma/e/commas-in-dialogue?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=grammar Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/punctuation/the-comma/v/appositives-the-comma-punctuation-khan-academy?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=grammar Missed the previous lesson? https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar/punctuation/the-comma/v/more-uses-for-commas-the-comma-punctuation-khan-academy?utm_source=YT&utm_medium=Desc&utm_campaign=grammar Grammar on Khan Academy: Grammar is the collection of rules and conventions that make languages go. This section is about Standard American English, but there's something here for everyone. About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to Khan Academy’s Grammar channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8JT97hQjMVWeO0B-x8eVxQ?sub_confirmation=1 Subscribe to Khan Academy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
Views: 97468 Khan Academy
Punctuation: Quotation marks and Semi-colon
 
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The definition and usage of Quotation marks and Semi-colons are explained. Later, an interview with random people on the University of Belize campus is shown to test whether they knew how to use them is shown.
Views: 16 Aggie Petkau
Dashes | Punctuation | Khan Academy
 
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Dashes are like little actors—they can behave like colons, pairs of commas, or parentheses. Learn how to use them in this video! Practice this yourself on Khan Academy right now: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/e/introduction-to-the-dash Watch the next lesson: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/v/hyphens Missed the previous lesson? Watch here: https://www.khanacademy.org/miscellaneous-punctuation/v/parentheses Punctuation on Khan Academy: Punctuation is the collection of squiggles, dots, and lines that we use to separate sentences and their parts. Is a question mark punctuation? Yes, and so is an exclamation point! About Khan Academy: Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We've also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content. For free. For everyone. Forever. #YouCanLearnAnything Subscribe to KhanAcademy: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=khanacademy
Views: 123575 Khan Academy
Punctuation Rules in Hindi - Quotation Mark Practise By Amirtha Devarajan
 
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Punctuation Rules in Hindi - Quotation Mark: A better understanding of punctuation means an enhanced style of writing. In this course, punctuation marks will be discussed in great detail in the simplest manner possible. This course will help you to master that which is more important than words itself. It will help you to master, 'Punctuation'. Because it's good to know where to begin but it's better to know where to 'pause'. The usage and function of 'Quotation Mark' is explained in this lesson. Must watch for all. Watch, listen and learn. Watch this entire collection of lessons here on Unacademy.in - https://unacademy.com/course/hindi-practice-punctuation-rules/36DRSIOG For more educational lessons by top educators visit http://unacademy.com Do Subscribe and be a part of the Unacademy community for more important lessons here: https://goo.gl/gycFVs
Quotation Marks
 
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Views: 1734 Mometrix Academy
Do You Use A Colon Before A Quote?
 
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ACCUPLACER - Sentence Skills
 
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Area: Question Type IV Topic: Semicolon, Colon, and Quotation Marks
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When to Use Quotation Marks
 
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When to Use Quotation Marks. Part of the series: Teaching & Writing. Quotation marks are used to indicate a direct quote, to call out a specific word or to surround titles of songs, poems, stories and chapters. Use quotation marks properly with advice from a writing instructor in this free video on education. Read more: http://www.ehow.com/video_4774679_use-quotation-marks.html
Views: 2075 eHowEducation
5c: Quotation marks used with other punctuation
 
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These video tutorials explain the most common punctuation marks and their uses through engaging—often humorous—dialogues between a teacher and a student.
Views: 1073 Curriculum Pathways
Shurley Grammar: Quotation Mark Rules
 
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While these rules may be rather boring... they are incredibly useful and necessary.
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Using the Grammar Punk Primer
 
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Don't know what the Grammar Punk Primer is, or how to use it? We want to help. The Primer is a 10-page packet meant to be copied and given to every one of your students. It's got basic rules for the colon, the semicolon, the comma, parentheses, quotation marks, questions marks, nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections. Basically, it's all the rules to all the basics. Use the Grammar Punk dice to work your way through the packet, and you'll be amazed at what your students can do.
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PUNCTUATION MARKS, Inverted commas, Colons, Exclamation marks, Brackets, Full stop, in Hindi, Urdu
 
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Using Quotation Marks.mp4
 
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Table of Contents: 00:03 - Double-click to edit 00:07 - Double-click to edit 00:21 - Double-click to edit 00:38 - Double-click to edit 00:57 - Direct quotations
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Views: 6337 mrsbrownrocks
Underlines or Quotations Marks With Titles
 
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Learn when to use quotation marks and underlines with titles.
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Question and Quotation Marks | 1st Grade | English Grammar | Kids Academy
 
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Grammar Girl #587. More US & UK English. Quotation Marks
 
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This week, I talk about more differences between US and UK English--this time it's company names, team names, and band names. Plus, how to mix quotation marks with other punctuation. FOLLOW GRAMMAR GIRL Twitter: http://twitter.com/grammargirl Facebook: http://facebook.com/grammargirl Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/realgrammargirl Instagram: http://instagram.com/thegrammargirl LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/grammar-girl GRAMMAR POP Optimized for iPad: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammar-pop-hd/id666851934?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 For all iOS Devices: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/grammar-pop-hd/id666851934?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4 GRAMMAR GIRL BOOKS http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl-book-page THE GRAMMAR DAILY 2018 CALENDAR http://amzn.to/2f8jPDG AMAZON AFFILIATE CODE http://quickanddirtytips.com/amazon GRAMMAR GIRL AP STYLE WEBINAR http://bit.ly/2u9wuPn Grammar Girl is part of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts
Views: 381 Grammar Girl
Quotation Marks
 
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This is a video about how to use quotation marks. It includes information about punctuating dialogue as well.
Views: 730 Clair Larsen
2-Minute Writer: Underlining (Italics) vs. Quotation Marks
 
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If you've ever been confused about how to punctuate book titles or poems, this is the video for you. I give helpful tips on remembering whether to use italics or quotation marks. Note: underlining = italics (You just underline longhand and italicize while typing) Be sure to shoot me any questions you have, and subscribe to English nerd for more tips! ____________________ Want to connect? Official website: https://carly-stevens.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carlystevensbooks/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/carlyastevensenglishnerd/ Sign up for my author newsletter and you'll get the first two chapters of my upcoming fantasy novel Firian Rising!
Views: 459 English Nerd
Punctuation - Quotation Marks in Quotations
 
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This video explains the use of quotation marks in quotations. Included are the usual rules (and a few exceptions) about the placement of other punctuation marks next to quotation marks.
Views: 119 CHSEnglish9
Editing Tip No. 10 -Quotation Marks
 
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Editing Tip No. 10 -Quotation Marks