|English||Revision of semi-colons
Q1. Insert a semi-colon in the correct place in the sentence below.
Frank would like to go to Cornwall next summer he might also
visit France in the spring.
Q2. What is the name of the punctuation mark used between the two main clauses below?
My sister loves team sports; my brother, on the other hand, prefers individual sports – such as athletics.
Q3. Insert a semi-colon in the correct place in the sentence below.
There are Roman ruins near our village they are
being excavated next week.
Q4. Insert a semi-colon in the correct place in the sentence below.
Come and see me tomorrow I will not have
time to see you today.
Q5. Insert two commas and a semi-colon in the correct places in the passage below.
Last Wednesday we performed a play at school I invited my
parents to come and watch. When I first went on stage I was
so nervous that I nearly forgot my lines.
Q6. Which punctuation mark should be used in the place indicated by the arrow?
Josh was excellent at languages he spoke French and Spanish.