Category Archives: Syntax & Punctuation

Hyphen – dash

Dear All, Sometimes it is possible to hear people using “hyphen” and “dash” interchangeably, however, there exist differences. This post addresses these differences. First of all, it is worth mentioning that a hyphen (-) is twice shorter than a dash (–-). This is something that can be easily noticed, but to better understand what sets …

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Writing resources

Writing is one of the key competences that learners need to acquire when they learn a foreign language. This point is clear and does not need to be restated. However, not all aspects of writing are paid equal attention. This website: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ provides information on such an often overlooked aspect as punctuation. In addition to …

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