Advice and Articles tagged with commas

Improve Your Understanding of Appositives

An appositive is a noun or a pronoun (often with modifiers) that is beside another noun or pronoun, usually with the purpose of explaining or modifying. Now don’t get nervous—we'll help you figure this out. Continued...


Improve Your Understanding of Appositives

Understanding sentence structure and grammar can be difficult. In this podcast, we discuss appositives and provide examples. This podcast gives the rules for using appositives correctly. Continued...


The Comma—Part One: What is a Comma

The comma is the most important punctuation mark for ensuring clarity in a sentence, but it is often incorrectly used. Follow our helpful comma rules to ensure you are using commas correctly. Continued...


The Comma—Part One: What is a Comma?

Do you ever wonder if you are using too many commas or not enough? In this podcast, we explain what a comma is and how to use it. Continued...


The Comma—Part Two: Using Commas

In our earlier article we learned that commas remove ambiguity and ensure that the reader understands the meaning the author wants to convey. Let's continue looking at some additional grammatical constructions that call for comma usage. Continued...


Understanding Punctuation

Words are words and those annoying little punctuation marks can't be that important...can they? Scribendi.com's editors offer solutions to common punctuation errors. Continued...


Understanding Punctuation

Punctuation can be confusing and sometimes frustrating. If you want to better understand the fundamentals of punctuation, this podcast will help. It includes five key punctuation rules that will ease your frustration. Continued...


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