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English - Punctuation and Capitalization
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Table of Contents
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. 1. What is Punctuation? . 3. Grammar Fun
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1. What is Punctuation
Define: punctuation (google.ca)
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. Learn it Practice it
1. Punctuation explained (Einfoweb.com)
a. Punctuation 1 quiz (Dave Sperling and Dennis Oliver)
2. Punctuation tree (Capital Community College: Hartford, Conn USA)
b. Punctuation 2 quiz (Dave Sperling and Dennis Oliver)
3. Punctuation (University of Calgary)
c. Punctuation: fill-in-the-blanks (Capital Community College)
4. Punctuation explained (New York University)
d. Punctuation pretest (Blue Book of Grammar)
5. Punctuation lessons (Capital Community College)
e. Punctuation quizzes (Blue Book of Grammar)
6. Punctuation (Purdue University)
f. Forty question "mastery test" (Blue Book of Grammar)
7. Punctuation rules (Blue Book of Grammar)
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8. Commonly-used punctuation marks (wikipedia.org) .
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9. Rules of punctuation 14 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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10. English punctuation part 1 26 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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11. English punctuation part 2 26 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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12. English punctuation part 3 26 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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13. English punctuation part 4 26 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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12. English punctuation part 3 26 min. video requires password (United Streaming) .
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PowerPoint Presentations
1. Conquering the comma (Purdue University)
2. English House of Commas (Capital Community College)
3. Our friend, the semicolon (Capital Community College)
4. The colon: sentence gateway (Capital Community College)
5. The mighty apostrophe (Capital Community College)
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6. A capital idea (Capital Community College)
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2. Capitalization top
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. Learn it Practice it
1. Capitalization (Purdue University) .
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2. Capitalization #2 (Capital Community College: Hartford, Conn USA) .
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3. Commas (bbc.co.uk)
a. Capitalization pretest (Blue Book of Grammar)
4. Apostrophes (bbc.co.uk)
b. Capitalization quiz #1 (Blue Book of Grammar)
5. Capitalization Rules (Blue Book of Grammar)
c. Capitalization quiz #2 (Blue Book of Grammar)
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3. Grammar Fun top
1. Apostrophes game (bbc.co.uk)
2. Commas game (bbc.co.uk)
3. Making sentences (funbrain.com)
4. Eats, shoots & leaves punctuation game (eatsshootsandleaves.com)
5. Punctuation game (britishcouncil.org)
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6. Bookworm (anupopcap.com)
7. FowlWords (Merriam-Webster Online .com)
8. Letter Rip (miniclip.com)
9. Tongue twisters (A.J. Berghuis, New Zealand)
10. Word find (Houghton Mifflin Company)
11. Power proofreading (Houghton Mifflin Company)
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4. Miscellaneous top
1. Writing sentences (actden.com)
2. Writing paragraphs (actden.com)
3. Writing essays (actden.com)
4. Guide to writing a basic essay (Kathy Livingston)
5. Turning Microsoft Word into a talking word processor (Paul Hamilton, SETBC)
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6. Grammar glossary (University College of London, UK)
7. English grammar quizzes (Internet TESL Journal)
8. Self-study grammar quizzes (Internet TESL Journal)
9. Daily grammar lesson archives: 440 grammar lessons (dailygrammar.com)
10. The Daily English Show video podcasts (Sarah Lilburn, Aotearoa, New Zealand)
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11. ESL idiom page (Dennis Oliver)
12. Elements of style (bartleby.com)
13. MLA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University, USA)
14. APA Formatting and Style Guide (Purdue University, USA)
15. Dictionaries and thesauruses (Canaan Schools, Vermont USA)
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16. Babel Fish translation (altavista.com)
17. Google Translate (google.com)
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Created by Stew Savard April 2005. Updated July 2013. All rights to "look and feel" reserved.
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Readability levels = easiest, = at approximate grade level, = advanced, = most difficult.