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Semicolons and Colons

Semicolons and Colons

Author: Nathan Mattson

Understand how to use a semicolon to connect independent clauses, to separate items in a list, and how to use a colon.

Students often misuse semicolons and colons or they avoid using them entirely because they don't understand how to use them.  Here are three videos to explain. 

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Semicolons and Colons

Basic Punctuation--The Colon, The Semicolon, and The Comma

Here is a Prezi Presentation about colons, semicolons, and commas.