Unit 11.1

Exclamation mark

Introduction

Exclamation mark is the symbol that shows that a sentence is an exclamation.

Form

The exclamation mark is: !

Sometimes, more than one exclamation can be used to emphasize the message (!!!).

Example

  • to express anger
    • Don’t talk to me like that!
    • I disagree!
    • Don’t throw me in the lake!
  • a strong command
    • Just do it!
    • Shut up!
    • Come here at once!

Use

We use exclamation marks:

  • to express anger in a sentence with negative connotations
  • to give a strong command

Related

At A1 level you can take a look at these: The Slash, Question mark, Exclamation mark, Comma, Colon, Semicolon and Symbols.

At A2 level you can take a look at these: Dot, Question Mark, Comma, Colon and Semicolon.

At B1 level you can take a look at these: Dot, Question marks, Exclamation marks, Comma, Colon, Semicolon and Ellipsis.

At B2 level you can take a look at these: Dot, Question mark, Exclamation mark, Comma, Colon, Semicolon and Ellipsis.

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