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Colons and dashes

Colons and dashes

Author: Anna Overbo
Description:
  1.  

    Explain colons and when they are commonly used. 

  2.  

    Explain dashes and when they are commonly used. 

 

This packet should help a learner seeking to understand how to use correct punctuation and who is confused about how to use colons and dashes. It will explain instances when it is appropriate to use colons and dashes according to style and audience. 

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Tutorial

The colon

A video explaining how you can use the colon to show connections between items in your writing.

Source: Created by me at www.xtranormal.com

The dash

A video describing how dashes can give your writing a conversational tone and show connections between items in your writing.

Source: created by me at www.xtranormal.com