ch17 - Semicolons and Colons Objectives Use semicolons...

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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 2 Semicolons and Colons Objectives Use semicolons correctly in punctuating compound sentences. Use semicolons when necessary to separate items in a series. Distinguish between the proper and improper use of colons to introduce listed items.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 3 Semicolons and Colons Use colons to introduce quotations and explanatory sentences. Distinguish between the use of commas and semicolons preceding expressions such as namely , that is , and for instance .
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 4 Semicolons and Colons Understand why semicolons are sometimes necessary to separate independent clauses joined by and , or , nor , or but . Capitalize words appropriately following colons, when necessary.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 5 Basic Uses of the Semicolon Independent Clauses With Conjunctive Adverbs Use a semicolon with two independent clauses separated by a conjunctive adverb. Profits are good ; therefore, we will pay dividends.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 6 Basic Uses of the Semicolon Independent Clauses With Conjunctive Adverbs Use a semicolon with two or more closely related independent clauses not separated by a conjunctive adverb or a coordinating conjunction. Common stock carries voting rights ; preferred stock does not carry such rights.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 7 Basic Uses of the Semicolon Series With Internal Commas Use a semicolon to separate items in a series when one or more of the items contain internal commas. Some of the dignitaries attending are Karen Howie, NMC ; Barbara J. Malon, WITC ; and Kathleen Stewart, MVCC.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 8 Basic Uses of the Semicolon Series of Independent Clauses Use a semicolon to separate a series of three or more independent clauses. The union shop recognizes compulsory union membership of all employees ; the closed shop requires all new employees to be members of the union before hiring ; and the open shop allows either status.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 9 Check your skill . . . Add semicolons and commas where needed. 1. We all learn by experience however some of us have to go to summer school.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 10 Check your skill . . . Add semicolons and commas where needed. 1. We all learn by experience ; however , some of us have to go to summer school.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 11 Check your skill . . . Add semicolons and commas where needed. 2. The committee is considering the Victorian Inn, Minneapolis, Minnesota the Hampton Inn, Appleton, Wisconsin and the Days Inn, Austin, Minnesota.
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Mary Ellen Guffey, Business English, 7e Ch. 17 - 12 Check your skill . . .
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