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How to Use Quotation Marks
How to Use Quotation Marks

If you thought the first article about quotation marks was a non-stop ride of grammatical thrills and chills, hold on to your hats because part two features even more explosions of grammatical greatness! And now, without further ado, we are proud to present Quotations Marks: How to Use Quotation Marks.

How to Use Those Brackets (Parentheses!) Properly
How to Use Those Brackets (Parentheses!) Properly

If you know how to properly use brackets, you have the ability to fit more information in a sentence without appearing cluttered or hard to follow. This podcast highlights how to use four different types of brackets in both formal and informal writing.

Hyphenation Podcast: Are You Confused by Hyphenation?
Hyphenation Podcast: Are You Confused by Hyphenation?

Punctuation marks can be confusing, and the hyphen is no exception. In this podcast, the Scribendi.com editors explain what the hyphen is and how to use it in different circumstances.

Hyphenation: Are You Confused?
Hyphenation: Are You Confused?

Are hyphens causing havoc in your humanities papers? Have dashes destroyed your dissertation? Don't let punctuation puzzle you any longer; we are here to help.

Punctuation Marks
Punctuation Marks

In “Understanding Punctuation,” we covered some of the most common punctuation marks used in English writing. Now, let’s look at a few more punctuation marks in further detail.

Quotation Marks Podcast: How to Format Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks Podcast: How to Format Quotation Marks

There is actually a lot to consider when using quotation marks, including when to use single or double quotation marks and how to format a quote within a quote. These questions, among others, are answered in this podcast.

Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks Podcast: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

If you need some clarification on whether to use single or double quotation marks, this podcast is for you. Knowing the appropriate way to use these quotation marks is critical for clearly articulating what you want to say.

Quotation Marks: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks
Quotation Marks: When to Use Double or Single Quotation Marks

Quotation marks are often confusing to ESL writers unfamiliar with English grammar and punctuation rules. When to use double or single quotation marks is even trickier. However, there's no need to be embarrassed—these upside down commas sometimes confuse even the most seasoned English writers!

The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors
The 10 Most Common Grammatical Errors

If your writing is riddled with errors, it is easy for others to misunderstand your point. Achieve clarity by avoiding these 10 common grammatical errors.

The Comma—Podcast Part One: What is a Comma?
The Comma—Podcast 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.

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