Unit 11.1



The semicolon is a punctuation mark, something between a full stop and a comma. It is stronger than a comma but weaker than a full stop.

The semicolon symbol is: ;

  • The students are from: Poland; Warsaw, Italy; Rome, Spain; Valencia.
  • The teachers live in: Alabama; Mongomery, Arizona; Phenix, Georgia; Atlanta.
  • My friends come from: Sweden; Stokholm and Poland; Cracow.

Use a semicolon to separate units of a series when one or more of the units contain commas.


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