Punctuation 1 Hakkında Bilinmeyenler
Punctuation 1 İle İlgili Alıştırmalar
Özel ingilizce dersi alarak ingilizce dilini kısa bir zaman dilimi içinde öğrenebilir ve amacınıza ulaşabilirsiniz.
The full stop/the period(.)
1. It is used at the end of statements, commands and request.
2. After some abbreviationsJan.(January), U.S.A (The United States Of America) etc.
3. To seperate dollars from cents
1. After ‘Yes’ and ‘No’
Yes, I am. No, you arent.
2. To seperate words or phrases in apoosition
Yaşar Doğu, the famous wrestler, eas a world champion.
Ankara, the capital of Turkey, is a modern city.
Atatürk, our first president, was born in 1881.
3. Between similar items
1,2,3,4. I bought a pen, aruler and a book.
4. After an adverbial clause or phrase used before the main clause
If it rains, dont go out.
When the bell rings, the students go in.
While I was coming, I met my teacher.
5. Between the adressed name and the other part of the sentence
Can you answer this question,Ayşe?
Erol please open the door. Come here, Erdal.
6.Between two main clauses joined by and,but,or,nor,or for
The refree blew his whistle and the game began.
She is very poor but she doesnt beg for money.
You must set the alarm clock or you wont wake up.
He is not skillfull nor is he hardworking.
She cant run, fors he is very fat.
7. To seperate the name of the cith from the country
He died in Edirne,Turkey, in 1890.
8. To seperate ‘question tags’
You are a teacher,arent you?
9. In friendly letters
10. At the end of letters
11. To separate ‘etc’ as in a list
We drink tea,coffee,water,etc
12. To separate direct speech
The teacher said, ‘’You should be careful.’’
13. To separate non-defining relative clauses.
My son, who(m) you have met, works at the State Theatre.
Namık Kemal, who wrote Vatan Yahut Silistre, was a patriot.
The question mark (?)
At the end of direct questions
What is your name?
The exclamation point (!)
It is used at the end of exclamatory sentences.
Help! Help! The house is burning.
How beautiful it is! What a beautiful dress!
The semicolon (;)
1. Between two related main clauses when no conjunction is used to join them.
The verb saw is simple past; seen is the past paticiple form of see.