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 Academic Punctuation

Punctuation is used to create sense, clarity and stress in sentences. You use punctuation marks to structure and organise your writing.

Key Academic Punctuation Symbols 

Most common punctuation symbols used in academic writing.

Academic punctuation symbols

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 Punctuation [new 2021]

This lesson helps improve students’ awareness of punctuationIt includes a punctuation review section, lots of guided practice and freer paragraph writing practice. (see worksheet example) Time: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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Punctuation Questions

  1. What teacher feedback have you already received on your punctuation?

  2. Why is it so important to punctuate your writing accurately?

  3. How will you be assessed on your punctuation on the course you are currently on?

Punctuation Exercise 1: 

Task: Punctuate the following sentences.

  1. vegware is an innovative company which produces compostable foodservice packaging from plants

  2. IBM is one of the worlds most ethical companies.

 

  1. Vegware is an innovative company which produces compostable foodservice packaging from plants.

  2. IBM is one of the world’s most ethical companies.

For a detailed worksheet and more exercises – buy the download below.

Punctuation Exercise 2

  • Task: Error correct these sentences.

 

  1. Although, 2020 was an economically challenging year. UK house prices were at a record high.

  2.  “People around the world need clean water to stay safe and healthy’ (Wateraid. 2021).

 

  1. Although 2020 was an economically challenging year, UK house prices were at a record high. 

  2. People around the world need clean water to stay safe and healthy (Wateraid, 2021).

For a detailed worksheet and more exercises – buy the download below.

Punctuation Exercise 3 – a paragraph

  • Task: Rewrite the paragraph with the correct punctuation.

driven by consumer demand there has been a rise in the number of ethical businesses one company that prides itself on its ethical values is lush a well-known cosmetics manufacturer and retailer based in the uk their four main areas of ethics are within the products themselves the packaging the staff conditions and the philanthropic donations the products….

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Driven by consumer demand, there has been a rise in the number of ethical businesses. One company that prides itself on its ethical values is Lush, a well-known cosmetics manufacturer and retailer based in the UK. Their four main areas of ethics are within the products themselves, the packaging, the staff conditions and the philanthropic donations. The products are ….

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For a detailed worksheet and more exercises – buy the download below.

Punctuation Download

Lots of exercise and practice here:

 Punctuation [new 2021]

This lesson helps improve students’ awareness of punctuationIt includes a punctuation review section, lots of guided practice and freer paragraph writing practice. (see worksheet example) Time: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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