” English Writing “
Punctuation is the system of symbols (. , ! – : etc) that we use to separate sentences and parts of sentences, and to make their meaning clear.
Here are the punctuation marks that we use in English.
|Full stop or Period|
|Single Quotation Marks|
|Double Quotation Marks|
The following rules can help you to decode the mysteries of English spelling. But remember, even the best rules have their exceptions.
This section includes spelling variations in English and American English.
|Adding -er/-est||quick, quicker, quickest, hot, hotter, hottest…|
|Adding -ing/-ed||work, working, worked, stop, stopping, stopped…|
|Adding -ly||loud, loudly, happy, happily, terrible, terribly…|
|Adding -s||dog, dogs, church, churches, wife, wives…|
|-ible or -able||accessible, visible, dependable, networkable…|
|-ie- or -ei-||friend, fiend, feint, freight…|
In English, we do not use capital letters very much. It is not correct or even polite to use a lot of capital letters in English. But there are times when capitals are important.
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