Punctuation in PTE and IELTS writing -part 1

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If you wish to get a high score in PTE or IELTS writing test, you should not overlook the importance of punctuation. Here, in the next three posts we will mention the punctuation marks and give some examples about their function.

  1. full-stops( . ) is used at the end of a sentence.
e.g. He dismissed suggestions they would be lenient on clubs that flout the rule.
  1. commas ( , )it is used to separate sections of a long sentence to make it clear as well as avoiding any confusion with meaning. Commas are the same as the pauses and intonation we use in the speaking.
e.g. Moreover, the aim of the coalition was not only to …
  1. colon( : ) it is generally used to precede a list of items, a quotation, or an expansion or explanation.
e.g.: The higher education is important for the following reasons:

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