Grammar, Punctuation, and Usage Tips

I’m going to add some links here based on what I see people doing in this term’s revised essays.

First up, Grammar Girl has some tips for how to use colons correctly in a sentence. Please read up on them.

Second, block quotes. This is different in MLA and APA, so you need to know which of those you mean to use.

Third, transitional words and phrases. Here’s a list of purposes and actual words and phrases that you can use to connect your ideas between the last paragraph and the next.


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