The rules for hyphenating words are constantly changing and many dictionaries show contrasting rules. This lesson lists out a few general guidelines that will help you decide where to use a hyphen and where to avoid it.
‘An X-ray’ or ‘A X-ray’? This lesson solves all your confusions about the correct usage of the indefinite articles ‘An’ and ‘A’. Also learn which article to use with different types of abbreviations and exceptions to the rules.
The colon is a frequently misused punctuation mark. In this lesson, you can learn seven simple rules that explain the correct usage of the colon. Master the art of using the colon correctly.
This lesson outlines 4 simple rules that teach you all you need to know about the correct usage of the semicolon (;). Avoid unnecessary confusion by following these simple rules. Check out the different examples that show the correct use of this punctuation mark.
Breakdown or break down? Well-known or well known? In the English language, there are many words that can be used as two words to mean one thing, or they can be put together to form just one word with a totally different meaning. In this lesson, you can learn how to use these confusing words correctly.