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English
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ Click on the Word & Sentence Level menu and scroll until you find the section on Punctuation. Then it'll depend on which marks of punctuation you need help with. Commas are the most tricky, but there's help here for everything. =)
Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:47pm by Writeacher

GRAMMAR
Correct Punctuation, Spelling, Grammar etc. 1. Here's the slice of cake you asked for. 2. You should always check your grammar, spelling, and punctuation when transcribing. 3. He denies any fever, chills, night sweats, and weight loss. 4. Since the previous scan the patient ...
Friday, July 29, 2011 at 10:47pm by Leslie-To:Writeacher

English - punctuation
With a mark of punctuation already there within the quotation marks, you don't need the comma. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Read #6 and #11 http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm Scroll down and read Double Punctuation with Quotations
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 7:36am by Writeacher

English / Grammar
Please check the following sentences and let me know if they are correct. Thank you in advance!! Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified before the sentence. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 6:41pm by Maggie

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:13pm by Marvin

English grammar
All looks good except for one punctuation error, which shows up twice. A period or comma needs to come before the closing quotation mark -- 'a beggar.' and 'children.' http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_quote.html Scroll down to Punctuation with Quotation Marks ...
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:46am by Writeacher

punctuation and grammar
My little sister is a big baby; she cries all the time. is this punctuation right? compound sentences use semicolons but iam not sure if this is one?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:41pm by sharon

English
1. Use correct capitalization. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm 2. Put a space after every comma, period, or other punctuation mark. 3. Clarify all pronouns. For example, what is "it'"? http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/pronouns1.htm 4. Work on ...
Wednesday, November 21, 2007 at 2:31pm by Writeacher

Grammar
Proofread sentence and insert punctuation as required. The work up revealed the surface was of no real concern at this time. Answer: No punctuation required - fine as is.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:34pm by Leslie

Creative Writing
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm This is a magnificent place to find explanations of just about everything that has to do with grammar and usage. Bookmark it!! Here's the webpage on comma uses: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Scroll down and ...
Monday, May 20, 2013 at 7:53am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
I know. It's not always an easy concept, and the website I usually refer to for excellent explanations of this is not functioning right now ... it's in Connecticut and is no doubt out of commission because of the superstorm. =( There should not be any punctuation between the ...
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Writeacher

Grammar
You'd italicize the name of a computer game, but not any other kind of game. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/titles-using-italics-and-quotation-marks.html
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 5:03pm by Ms. Sue

grammar
Is your question about punctuation? I would advise a comma after the word "base". For the reason, see Rule 10 of http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/commas.asp
Thursday, January 22, 2009 at 5:44am by drwls

grammar..
First of all, you need to write all sentences with proper capitalization and end punctuation, too. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Scroll down and read #5 carefully. Then re-think your answers. I'll wait for you.
Monday, April 4, 2011 at 8:53am by Writeacher

grammar help
Go through and make sure that EVERY sentence ends with a period (or other correct end punctuation). http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm When you have done that, you'll be ready to consider other things.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 4:10pm by Writeacher

grammar
CheckPoint: Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint • Resources: Appendix F; A Pocket Style Manual; designated Exercise Central practice exercises on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and writing; and the Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint exercises • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum...
Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at 7:50pm by Anonymous

grammar-punctuation
1. Mr and Mrs Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally, were found in the lobby. 2. Look, you've been unusually late all week, and I must take action. (compound sentence; needs comma before the conjunction) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See #s 2, 3, and 4.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 5:04pm by Writeacher

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:15pm by Marvin

English
That is a run-on -- two sentences jammed together without correct punctuation to separate them. The word "then" is NOT a conjunction. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm How will you fix this?
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 4:09am by Writeacher

grammar
The only way to make your writing clear and understandable to your reader is to use correct grammar and punctuation. Consider the popular grammar book: Eats Shoots and Leaves or is it Eats, Shoots, and Leaves?
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:31pm by Ms. Sue

English
Fix all capitalization and punctuation problems, including fixing run-ons. Press the Enter key a couple of times between paragraphs -- surely this isn't one LONG paragraph! Then repost. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Friday, November 23, 2007 at 11:02pm by Writeacher

english
If the first two paragraphs are what you are supposed to correct, then go back and rethink it all. Here are some excellent links for punctuation lessons and examples: Commas: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm Index -- to look up everything else: http://grammar....
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 11:01am by Writeacher

English
No. Movies are always italicized. http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/punctuation/titles-using-italics-and-quotation-marks.html
Monday, November 11, 2013 at 8:13pm by Ms. Sue

Punctuation
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm I agree with Ms. Sue that no commas are needed here, but you may want to bookmark the above linked webpage for future reference. Be sure to read the whole thing... don't miss the ones at the very bottom!!
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 4:43pm by Writeacher

English
You mean punctuation and capitalization and correctly indicating the name of a piece of art? "Have you seen Brian Forbes's painting called The Olympic Runner?" asked Rosita. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/index2.htm Find the webpages in here for which you need help.
Friday, February 5, 2010 at 10:58am by Writeacher

Grammar questions check
1. correct 2. incorrect 3. incorrect 4. incorrect 5. incorrect 6. incorrect 7. correct 8. correct 9. correct 10. incorrect (pay attention to the punctuation) Here's some help on parallel structures: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/parallelism.htm Please repost if you ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at 8:15am by Writeacher

com 155
No, review those punctuation and capitalization rules again. You also have a run-on that needs to be fixed. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/runons.htm
Friday, May 20, 2011 at 3:37pm by Writeacher

English
These two have subject-verb agreement problems: neither his father nor his mother play mahjong. none of my friends were there http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/sv_agr.htm Let us know how you decide to correct them. Correct capitalization and punctuation are needed, too.
Sunday, September 21, 2008 at 7:46am by Writeacher

Punctuation
In American English, periods should go inside of (before) the closing quotation marks. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 7:20pm by Writeacher

grammar punctuation
Thank you!!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by lilman

grammar punctuation
You're welcome. =)
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
=)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
You're welcome! =)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher

ponctuation, mechanisme, and writing
CheckPoint: Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint • Resources: Appendix F; A Pocket Style Manual; designated Exercise Central practice exercises on grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and writing; and the Comprehensive Grammar CheckPoint exercises • Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum...
Thursday, November 27, 2008 at 10:59am by Anonymous

English
Study this: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/verbs.htm#linking Then repost the paragraph with linking verbs indicated by parentheses. Here's the first sentence as an example: My Chinese pug, Pooh, (is) a whole lot of dog in a very compact package. You work on that, and I...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 2:47pm by Writeacher

English, but definitely not "1st grade"
Check on when to capitalize and when not to. Also check on correct end punctuation. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/marks.htm Please type your subject in the School Subject box. Any other words are likely to ...
Friday, March 13, 2009 at 8:33pm by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
Yes, C is correct.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:38am by Writeacher

commas and apostrophes
Lynne Truss's book is excellent. It's funny, at times, but she explains clearly how to use these marks of punctuation. In addition, here are a couple of well done webpages to explain how to use these: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm and http://grammar.ccc....
Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 12:54am by Writeacher

English (Proofreading)
Once you have taken out all the unnecessary words, you'll know where to place punctuation if you decide to put them back in. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/hyphen.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/dash.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Monday, February 10, 2014 at 5:21pm by Writeacher

English
Add capital letters in all the correct places. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm Put punctuation in all the correct places. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm and http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm and <what do you ...
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 7:38am by Writeacher

English
The first one is correct, but the others need work. Study these webpages and try again. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm (Pay special attention to commas and other punctuation near/next to the quotation marks.) http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Friday, June 1, 2012 at 9:05am by Writeacher

grammar punctuation
#2 error in punctuation or capitaliztion. Perry asked if anyone knew the words to "Locked Out." Garrison yelled from the other room, "I loved that movie! "In fact," he continued, "I've seen it three times." (my choice) "Wasn't that in the movie Reality Bites," asked Grace?" ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by kevin

grammar
Grammar Exercise 4 To Be Distributed to Students in Week Seven Rewrite the following sentences, focusing on the grammar area specified in the left column. To enter your answer, click next to the number and begin typing. If the sentence is already correct, write No Change. ...
Saturday, October 20, 2007 at 11:46pm by bill

Grammar
Are these answers correct? Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1. The book had three different features: a hard-bound cover, a ribbon for a bookmark, and the author’s signature. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 2. German grammar is simple: In that language, there are no ...
Friday, July 6, 2007 at 8:18pm by Lee

punctuation and grammar
Yes. You're right.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 9:41pm by Ms. Sue

English/Punctuation/Grammar
Yes, it's correct.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 8:58pm by Writeacher

English
Was my grammar and punctuation okay in the paragraph?
Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 8:24pm by Dakota

Grammar and punctuation
So then it would be a because B is not right
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Marie

Grammar and punctuation
B is correct. Do you see why?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:57am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
Yes, you're correct. Nice! =)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 12:34pm by Writeacher

Punctuation
I need to be sure that I punctuated these sentences properly. Each group emphasizes on a particular punctuation mark. Punctuation within Sentences—Colon 1.
Monday, March 19, 2007 at 5:49pm by Beth

Please help----
When it requires de-emphasis, non-essential material in a sentence is set off by a what? pair of parentheses or a colon THANK YOU!!! Here are explanations for the uses of these marks of punctuation: Colon: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/colon.htm Parentheses: ...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 at 2:52pm by Tina

English
There are a few verb tense issues and punctuation issues, but overall the paper is quite good. Smooth out the verb tenses: "If she had marry her father, she would never feel as delighted as she is now." "He cannot rest until he had her." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Monday, February 1, 2010 at 8:38pm by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
suffered is causing
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:57pm by Ms. Sue

GrammAr
Where are the punctuation marks? What is your question?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 5:02pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar
That is not a complete sentence; therefore it will not have any punctuation.
Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 9:28am by GuruBlue

grammar
The verbs are correct. The punctuation is wrong.
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 6:02pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar and punctuation
Thanks for the links:) I was looking over them and my answer is C
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:40am by Marie

Grammar and punctuation
No colon after a verb, remember?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:24am by Writeacher

Proofread
You need to work on commas: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm See especially #s 2 and 3. Also -- punctuation with quotation marks: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/quotation.htm See especially the sentence in bold. Also -- straightening out ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 3:41pm by Writeacher

Grammar-Punctuation
Almost -- one more apostrophe is needed.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:41pm by Writeacher

punctuation and grammAr
Almost -- just remove that comma, and it'll be perfect.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 4:16pm by Writeacher

Improving your writing
Need help with grammar, punctuation, paragraph structure. Thank you
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 7:48pm by Danny

Grammar and Punctuation
Where do you put apostrophes in this expression: Dos and donts
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 12:49am by Sonja

GRAMMAR
No. Check this site to see what punctuation mark should be used here. http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commacomp.html
Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 5:39pm by Ms. Sue

English
punctuation sentence structure word choice development of conclusion (http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/endings.htm ) I'd write a paragraph in which I concentrated on the three elements above (use the examples you have indicated), plus the need for a stronger ...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 5:42pm by Writeacher

help me rewrite this disorganised memo
1. Put capital letters where they are needed. 2. Put correct punctuation in wherever needed. 3. Put a space after each period, comma, etc. 4. Make sure you have no run-ons or fragments. Use this index to find explanations and examples of the things you have questions about: ...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 at 11:29am by Writeacher

English application letter
You need to check for all of the following: *spelling *correct choice of words (example: your, not you) *correct use of capitals and lower-case letters *correct use of commas *correct use of end punctuation for sentences Choose the topics you need from this index: http://...
Friday, June 6, 2008 at 3:05pm by Writeacher

Grammar and Punctuation
Apostrophes are used for possessive forms (none here), contractions (one here), and a few types of plural forms. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm Scroll almost all the way to the bottom to read about the special plural forms. Read and study about ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 12:49am by Writeacher

English/Punctuation/Grammar
my garden is full of water,because of yesterday's rain.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 8:58pm by ashly

Grammar, punctuation
I'd also put a comma after tobacco.
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:21am by Ms. Sue

Grammar and punctuation
I'd go with A -- there's no good reason for any capitals after the colon.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:45am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
Actually there are no colons used in military time so it would be A:)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 12:05pm by Marie

grammar punctuation
Grandma said yes, we need more apple juice.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by Anonymous

grammar
Why is it important to use appropriate punctuation, including plurals and possessives, in your writing?
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 11:00pm by cindy

business
revision = for content proofreading = for grammar, punctuation, usage Let us know what you think.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at 1:34pm by Writeacher

grammar
Why do you need to use appropriate punctuation including plurals and progressives in writing
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 10:31pm by CArlene

Grammar and punctuation
Yes because of what we talked about earlier with the list and the colons etc:) Starting to get a hang of it!! Thanks:)
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:57am by Marie

grammar
True or false? The boy went to school. Is this the correct way to use punctuation for this sentence?
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 3:13am by r.m

Grammar-Punctuation
LOL!! Well, keep aiming for the 100%, but 85% isn't bad either!! You're very welcome!
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:41pm by Writeacher

grammar punctuation
I agree with you on #1. I'm confused about #2. Which words are in italics? And what is that? A movie? A TV show? What?
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:40am by Writeacher

Grammar, punctuation
Although experts disagree, I'd put a comma after weakness.
Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:20am by Ms. Sue

Grammar
Did you ever hear of proper capitalization and punctuation? I'll be glad to check your corrections.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 12:32pm by Ms. Sue

English grammar
You need to follow the standard rules of capitalization, punctuation (mostly commas), spelling, and spacing. Once you get those things straightened out, we can deal with wording. Capitalization: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm Commas: http://grammar.ccc....
Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 1:00pm by Writeacher

Grammar
1st = fine 2nd - needs work; read up on semicolons and capitalization and let us know what you decide to change. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/semicolon.htm http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/capitals.htm 3rd - needs work; read up on semicolons and let us ...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 at 3:53pm by Writeacher

com140
Being succinct. Writing clearly. Using correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 7:56pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar and punctuation
What words are the verbs in this sentence? He suffered an injury to his knee, and this is causing him pain and discomfort
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:57pm by chelsea

Grammar and punctuation
No, sorry ... C is incorrect. Be sure to read over the colon and semicolon links I sent you.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:00am by Writeacher

Grammar and punctuation
Yes, A is correct. Since "dying young" is not a complete sentence in itself, no capital D is needed.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 11:00am by Writeacher

English
1. I'd call "to become the world champion" an infinitive phrase, being used as an adjective to modify "ambition." http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/phrases.htm#infinitive 2. I'd put a colon (:) after "aim" -- "to make a lot of money" is also an infinitive phrase, this ...
Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 7:43pm by Writeacher

grammar
They are important so that your reader thoroughly understands your meanings. Misuse of punctuation marks you as careless or uneducated.
Monday, November 8, 2010 at 11:00pm by Ms. Sue

grammar
The sentence is correct, if "by" means "near" or "close to" the van. Of course, you need appropriate capitalization and punctuation.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:38pm by Ms. Sue

grammar
Is this sentence. Mr. and Mrs. Lopez's plane tickets, incidentally were found in the lobby. Is this correct punctuation?
Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 4:18am by kate

Grammar and punctuation
So if a a comma is not used before a "verb" which looks like all must be wrong expect c
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:38am by Marie

Grammar and punctuation
Oh, I'm so sorry. I thought that was a comma before "thankfully" in B. I should have my eyes checked. B is correct.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:40am by Writeacher

Grammar
The punctuation mark that means "note what follows" is: A) Colon B) Comma C) Period D) Semicolon My answer is A, but I feel it could be D too
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 12:14pm by Marie

Grammar Check!
Paragraph 1 -- To what does "its" refer? This is called a vague pronoun reference, and needs to be rephrased so the sentence is clear. The use of the word "title" is also vague: title of what? Check for run-ons and fix all that you find. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/...
Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 2:56pm by Writeacher

English
Gatsby tries to reunite with Daisy, expecting their relationship to continue with the same compassion, affection, and love as before. However, he realizes that Daisy is now married, and she has a daughter. This suggests that the daughter's existence itself hinders Gatsby's ...
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 10:11pm by Writeacher

English grammar
He is the third person singular, so you should put doesn't before the base form of the verb like. Then you can change the affirmative sentence into the negative sentence as follows: He doesn't like pears. Remember that you should use the base verb like after don't or doesn't. ...
Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 6:51am by Writeacher

COMM215
Not sure about #8. Was anything in your course materials about the use of "?!?" as correct end punctuation? If it's OK, just remove the space before the first question mark, and it'll be fine. In #36, the antecedent for "which" is not clear. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/...
Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 1:31pm by Writeacher

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