Punctuation 2 Hakkında Bilinmeyenler
Punctuation 2 İle İlgili Alıştırmalar
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,have,has,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