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Quick tips



Got some questions about how to use punctuation marks?

This is where you'll find explanations, tips and exercises to help you improve.

Punctuation marks are like signposts.  They help the reader find their way and get to the message you want to send.  They allow your words and sentences to flow, which makes for a more enjoyable reading experience.

Sometimes, one small and seemingly insignificant punctuation mark can change the entire meaning of a sentence. So correct punctuation is vital in business writing.  Even if you are sending an informal email,you still need to make sure you are communicating your message accurately.

All of these Quick Tips are bite size - if you've got a few moments to spare you can dip in to look something up or test yourself to see what you already know.

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Commas test
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Learn when to use commas.

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Apostrophes test
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Hyphens test
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Its or it's?
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