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Punctuation 2

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Punctuation 2 İle İlgili Alıştırmalar

1 –   İngilizce Özel ders ( Bireysel – İngilizce Özel ders )
2 –   İngilizce Özel ders – 4 kişilik gruplarla yapılan  İngilizce Özel ders )

Özel ingilizce dersi alarak İngilizce dilini kısa bir zaman dilimi içinde öğrenebilir ve amacınıza ulaşabilirsiniz.

2. Before some conjunctive adverbs joining two main clauses; besides, consequently, furthermore, however, moreover, neverheless, otherwise, stil, therefore, then,thus
Atatürk was the commander-in-chief of the Turkish Army; therefore, he commanded it.
He had taken a course; however, he failed.

The colon ( : )
1. To introduce a list or a word.
The helping verbs: is,are,am,haveihas,can,etc

2.In telling the time.
It is 7:15. They came at 8:00

NOTICE: Full stop is used in British English.

3. In business letters

Dear Sir: Gentleman

Quotation marks (‘’…’’)
1. To show the direct words of a speaker

‘’I am a teacher,’’he said.

2. To emphasise a word or phrase
‘’Have a seat’’ means ‘’sit down’’


3. To set off titles of poems, stories, articles and musical compositions.

‘’Şair Evlenmesi’’ was writen by Şinasi.

The apostrophe (‘)

1. In some possessive forms
Erden’s father is an author.
Boy’s hair is generally short.

2. Instead of omitted letters
He hasnt come yet.
They’ve got a car.

Parentheses ( )

To enclose explanations, opinions
I miss Erden (He is my oldest son)

The hypen (-)
In some compound nouns
Brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law

Exercise 1.  Punctuate the following sentences.

1  Be careful
2  Clean the board Nuray
3  Yes he is a teacher
4  No they arent
5  Whose is this
6  Come in please
7  When the lesson ends what do you do
8  There are books notebooks pencils a ruler and a box on the table
9  He says I am always right
10  It is not dark blue is it
11  There are four seasons in a year they are spring summer autumn and winter
12  He has a sister in law
13  Is this the teachers book
14  Oh how nice
15  She hasnt any brothers
16  There are a few ladies and two gentlemen here
17  There are many railway cars in the USA
18  Are you a school boy or a school girl
19  When it is cold we shut the windows
20  Oh dear what happened to you
21  The whites are staying at a five star hotel in İzmir
22  Who is flying to Rome
23  A six year old child fell into this pool last year didnt he
24  From May 10 1975 until July 15 1995 we lived in Bornova İzmir
25  I’ve been thinking of the same thing replied my sister when I offered to go to the match with her.
26  Özgür’s school is about 15 minitus walk from home.
27  Turkeys clean and clear beaches are well-known throughout Erope.
28  My goodness Where have you been for ages
29  These are the products grown in İzmir cotton grapes tobocco olives wheaat etc
30  Sabiha Gökçen Turkeys first female pilot told us a real story about Atatürk
31  Do you ever have your hair done Pelin
32  If somebody asks for me tell him that I’ll be back in a few minutes time
33  My father as usual had his coffee at the dining table
34  They live at 24 Atatürk Street Alsancak İzmir
35  ‘’Fig’’ is ‘’incir’’ in Turkish

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