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Punctuation Marks | Question Marks, Colon & Semicolon

  1. THE QUESTION MARKS (?) – It is used after direct speech. Example: (i) What is your name? (ii) Who are you?
  2. THE COLON (:) – It is used for introducing quotations, lists etc, examples

(i) In Oke – Odo market, I saw the following: maize, yams, fisher, vegetables and tomatoes.

(ii) My father said: Coming Christmas, he will ride a Toyota Camry car.

  1. THE SEMI COLON (;) – It is used between two closely joined principal or main clause. Examples

(i) The sun was setting; the shadow were long

(ii) The book is not mine; it is my uncle’s



Punctuate the following sentences

Exercise 19D. Page 153

Question No 11 – 20

Reference: Progressive English An Elaborate coverage of Grammar. By J. Addai

See also:

Consonant /m/, /n/ and /⌡/

Punctuation Marks | Full Stop and The Comma

Consonant Sounds /k/ and /g/

Narrative Essay | MY LAST BIRTHDAY



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