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Correct Usage 6 – Punctuation

In OET, Punctuation includes the following:

  • Full stop (To indicate the end of a sentence)
  • Comma (To separate two words or two parts of a sentence)
  • Colon and Semicolon (To indicate the partial end of a sentence)
  • Hyphen (To combine two words into another word)
  • Capital Letter (To begin a new sentence, a person’s name, a place name)
  • Small Letter (To begin every word except Proper nouns)

Did you understand? Let’s check!

  • Question of

    I am writing to request domiciliary care for _____

    • Mrs Loten, who has been operated for colon polypectomy.
    • Mrs Loten who is operated for colon polypectomy.
  • Question of

    I took a long time because I spent time with ____

    • my daughter who is sick.
    • my daughter, who is sick.
  • Question of

    Ms Taborlin, ____.

    • who is a school teacher lives alone.
    • who, is a school teacher lives alone.
    • who is a school teacher, lives alone
  • Question of

    I am writing to refer ____.

    • Mr Cribb, who has a history of recurrent lower right abdominal pain.
    • Mr Cribb who, has a history of recurrent lower right abdominal pain.
    • Mr Cribb who has a history of recurrent lower right abdominal pain.

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