comma

Comma

Many students of the English language, including adult migrants, have difficulty when using the comma. On this page, you will learn all the rules when using the comma and you will be able to practice your spelling using our engaging interactive activities.

Rule 1 . Use commas to separate items in a list of three or more.

Rule 2. Use a comma to separate independent clauses when they are joined by the following conjunctions: and, or, for, nor, so, but, yet

Rule 3. Use a comma to separate a dependent clause from an independent clause.

Rule 4. Use a comma to separate any word or phrase from the rest of the sentence that is not essential to the sentence’s meaning. This phrase generally gives additional information about the subject.

Rule 5. Use a comma to separate a quotation from the rest of a sentence.

Rule 6. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of a sentence

Rule 7. Use a comma to separate the name of a town from a country or state

Rule 8 – Use a comma to separate the day of the week, the day of the month, and the year.

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