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Research & Academic Writing

Punctuation

Using punctuation properly is an important skills to cultivate in academia. You are probably aware, of course, that this is crucial to ensure your written communication is orderly and readable.

However, did you realise that punctuation can be used to finesse your writing?? The written word can be improved with using the nuance of punctuation marks or grammatical syntax. This will ensure that your writing is not only readable but also eloquent and engaging.

Use the guides below to help you get started.

Using Commas

Common Errors with Commas

Semicolons

Colons

Further Resources

A case for the Oxford comma

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