Презентация "Punctuation" 11 класс


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Punctuation

  • period || comma || question mark || exclamation mark || colon || semicolon || hyphen || dash parentheses || brackets || ellipsis || apostrophe || quotation marks || slash

  • Please explain the difference between the following sentences and two letters:
  • Am I looking at my dinner or the dogs?
  • Am I looking at my dinner or the dog’s?
  • A woman, without her man, is nothing.
  • A woman: without her, man is nothing.
  • How Punctuation Changes Meaning

  • Dear Jack,
  • I want a man who knows what love is all about. You are generous, kind, thoughtful. People who are not like you admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me for other men. I yearn for you. I have no feelings whatsoever when we’re apart. I can be forever happy-will you let me be yours?
  • Jill.
  • Dear Jack,
  • I want a man who knows what love is. All about you are generous, kind, thoughtful people, who are not like you. Admit to being useless and inferior. You have ruined me. For other men I yearn! For you I have no feelings whatsoever. When we’re apart I can be forever happy. Will you let me be?
  • 3.
  • Yours,
  • Jill.

  • Complete the rules with the right names.
  • Brackets semicolon comma period apostrophe hyphen
  • inverted commas question mark exclamation point colon
  • shows the end of a sentence and is used after initials and abbreviations.
  • 2. A shows a short pause that separates parts of a sentence, e.g. a non-defining relative clause or words in a list.
  • 3. show words that are spoken (direct speech). They’re also used around titles of books, films or nicknames.
  • show extra information or an explanation not considered essential.
  • 5. An is used when two words are contracted, and to show possession (Nadia's cat, He’s got)
  • 6. A is used when two words are joined together, e. g. some compound names (African-American)
  • 7. An is used to show surprise. It comes at the end of a sentence and is often used in dialogue.
  • 8. A ( at the end of the sentence) shows that a direct question is being asked. It is also used in requests. (Can you please pass the shuba?)
  • 9. A tells you that something is coming next, for example a list.
  • 10. Is used to separate two independent thoughts that have something in common. It is stronger than a comma. (He had girlfriends; I had boyfriends.)
  • Punctuation mark match up
  • period
  • comma
  • Inverted commas
  • brackets
  • apostrophe
  • hyphen
  • exclamation point
  • question mark
  • colon
  • semicolon
  • A

Punctuation practice

  • Do the Test
  • Is used to indicate possession.
  • a. A quotation b. An apostrophe c. A hyphen
  • Is used to mark the end of declarative and imperative sentences.
  • a. A period b. A comma c. A semi-colon
  • 3. A comma be used between a verb and its direct object or complement.
  • a. can b. cannot
  • 4. When a comma is used meaning is .
  • a. inappropriately, maintained b. appropriately, changed
  • c. inappropriately, changed
  • precedes decimal numbers.
  • a. A period b. a comma c. A colon
  • 6. When no connecting word is used to connect two independent clauses, one should use .
  • a. a comma b. a semi-colon c a period
  • 7. A question mark is not used at the end of .
  • a. an indirect question b. a direct question
  • separates a question tag from the rest of the sentence.
  • a. A dash b. A semi-colon c. A comma
  • 9. To enclose cross-references one uses .
  • a. parentheses b. hyphens c. question marks
  • 10. In all words and punctuation are enclosed by quotation marks.
  • a. indirect speech b. direct speech
  • Is used at the end of a sentence or remark to express strong emotion.
  • a. An exclamation mark b. A question mark c. A quotation mark
  • 12. When a subordinate clause precedes the main clause, separates the two clauses.
  • a. a dash b. a semi-colon c. a comma
  • b
  • a
  • b
  • c
  • a
  • b
  • a
  • c
  • a
  • b
  • a
  • c

Punctuation practice

  • Tick within the small circle to the left of your choice for each
  • answer and explain your choice.
  • . Which of the following sentences is punctuated correctly?
    • Mary graduated in for years but she didn’t find a job immediately.
    • It was a large, black, Labrador retriever.
    • Mary who is my sister will be at the party too.
    • all of the above
    • none of the above
  • 2.
  • 1
  • 1.
  • I just read the novel A Simple Plan.
  • Heather Hardy, Ph. D., is the director of undergraduate studies in our department.
  • He had only one desire in life: to catch a ten-pound bass.
  • all of the above
  • none of the above
  • 3.
  • A. My favorite writers are the following: Flannery O’Connor, David Carkeet, and
  • David Lodge.
  • B. My favorite writers are: Flannery O’Connor, David Carkeet, and David Lodge.
  • C. both of the above
  • D. neither of the above

  • 4.
  • A. My father who is a policeman is retiring this year.
  • B. My father, who is a policeman is retiring this year.
  • C. My father, who is a policeman, is retiring this year.
  • D. all of the above
  • E. none of the above
  • 5.
  • A. Bills’ poem has too many p’s in it.
  • B. Bill’s poem has too many p’s in it.
  • C. both of the above
  • D. neither of the above
  • 6.
  • A. The professor's dogs are barking at the window.
  • B. The professors’ dogs are barking at the window.
  • C. both of the above
  • D. neither of the above
  • 7.
  • A. Bill and Mary’s children are beautiful.
  • B. Bill’s and Mary’s children are beautiful.
  • C. both of the above
  • D. neither of the above
  • 8. Which of the following sentences uses the hyphen correctly?
  • A. One-half of entering freshman students will not graduate with a college degree.
  • B. One-half of entering freshman students will not graduate with a college-degree.
  • C. both of the above
  • D neither of the above

  • 10.
  • A. I have thirty three dalmations.
  • B. I have thirty-three dalmations.
  • C. both of the above
  • D neither of the above
  • 11. Which of the following sentences uses numbers correctly?
  • A. Four thousand and three angels can sit on the head of a pin.
  • B. I know as a certainly that 4,003 angels can sit on the head of a pin.
  • C. both of the above
  • D. neither of the above
  • 12. Which of the following sentences is punctuated incorrectly?
  • A. He said that “You were correct.”
  • B. He said, “You are correct.”
  • C. He said that you were correct.
  • D all of the above
  • E none of the above
  • 13.
  • A. She asked, “What is the title of your new novel?”
  • B. She asked “What is the title of your new novel?”
  • C both of the above
  • D neither of the above
  • 14.
  • A. Dallas, Texas, is her hometown.
  • B. She was born in Dallas, Texas.
  • C. Dallas Texas is her hometown.
  • D all of the above
  • E none of the above

  • Punctuate, please!
  • 1 Oh I m sorry to be early Susan said Jane. Am I the first to arrive
  • 2. Yes you are Susan replied but it really doesn’t matter
  • 3. She didn’t come on time for she was held up in a traffic jam
  • 4 We ll be able to go skiing because it s snowing
  • My sister and she is past thirty has only just got married
  • 1 Before Ann went to France she studied French
  • 2 However there may be a few exceptions
  • 3 My sister finds all school subjects easy French History Math everything
  • 4 I turned and saw the well known actor speaking with my brother
  • 5 Is that you Dasha I was expecting you at 6 pm
  • Punctuate, please!

  • Punctuate, please!
  • 1 “ Oh, I’ m sorry to be early, Susan,” said Jane.” Am I the first to arrive?”
  • 2. “ Yes, you are,” Susan replied, “but it really doesn’t matter.”
  • 3. She didn’t come on time, for she was held up in a traffic jam.
  • 4 We’ ll be able to go skiing because it s snowing.
  • My sister (and she is past thirty) has only just got married.

1. Before Ann went to France, she studied French.

  • 1. Before Ann went to France, she studied French.
  • 2. However, there may be a few exceptions.
  • 3. My sister finds all school subjects easy: French, History, Math, everything.
  • 4. I turned and saw the well - known actor, speaking with my brother.
  • 5. “ Is that you, Dasha? I was expecting you at 6 p.m.!”
  • Punctuate, please!

  • Running Punctuation Dictation
  • Ouch! That’s my foot you’re standing on!
  • “Will you marry me?” said Elvis to Ann.
  • “How tall is he? He’s … he’s enormous!” said the child.
  • “Do you come here often?” he asked the woman, looking deep into her eyes.
  • She had boyfriends; he had girlfriends.
  • “I’m leaving Zenit. I’m fed up with the cold and I don’t want my
  • two-year-old son to suffer in the Russian winter,” said
  • the Brazilian football player.

  • Punctuate, please!
  • she arrived in lipetsk at two o clock in the afternoon it was chilly and a light snow was falling making the town look like it was covered in white lace linda walked to the river’s edge where some noisy geese had
  • gathered opened her purse and took out a piece of old bread she d save from the train ride then she began feeding the geese suddenly one of them ran up to her clamped its mouth on her purse and hobbled away stop thief linda cried to the honking cackling creatures she chased the geese for what seemed like forever while a small group of babushkas
  • watched a laughed linda didn’t care how silly she looked she had to get
  • her passport and the plane ticket to boston that was inside her purse

  • She arrived in Lipetsk at two o’ clock in the afternoon. It was chilly, and a light snow was
  • falling, making the town look like it was covered in white lace. Linda walked to the river’s edge, where some noisy geese had gathered, opened her purse and took out a piece of old bread, she’d saved from the train ride, then she began feeding the geese. Suddenly one of them ran up to her, clamped its mouth on her purse and hobbled away.
  • “Stop, thief !” Linda cried to the honking, cackling creatures. She chased the geese, for what seemed like forever, while a small group of babushkas watched a laughed. Linda didn’t care how silly she looked. She had to get her passport and the plane ticket to Boston that was inside her purse.
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