Tag Archive: English

Check Your Colons

Every ACT test will likely have a couple of problems that test you on your knowledge of the proper use of colons.  Let’s review the tips for using colons properly. A colon is used after a complete sentence to add additional information.  The information is usually a list, an explanation, or a quotation.  When you …

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ACT English Test: Using Commas in a Series

There are usually quite a few questions on the ACT English test related to the use of the comma. In fact, on many tests, about half of the punctuation questions involve the proper use of the comma.  Here is one rule for dealing with commas. Use a comma to separate three or more items in …

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