Punctuation matters

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Date: 07 December 2018
Venue: Room 2B054, B block, Frenchay Campus
Venue Location: https://www1.uwe.ac.uk/about/visitus/campusmapsandinformation/frenchaycampus/frenchaycampusmaps.aspx
Time: 14:00-15:00


How to attend

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Description

Should a dash be used in an academic essay? What is the difference between a dash and a hyphen? What is the Oxford comma? Misuse of punctuation marks can have serious consequences. Some humorous examples of these consequences are used in this revision of punctuation.

This workshop is a part of the Communication Skills for International Students (CSIS) programme. It is aimed at speakers of English as a second language.

Objectives

• To become familiar with the use of the main punctuation marks: colon, semi-colon, comma and hyphen

• To be able to identify the correct and incorrect use of these punctuation marks

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact UWE Bristol library.

Cost: Free
E-mail: askalibrarian@uwe.ac.uk

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