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

  • interjections
    • Ouch! That hurts.
    • Aww! He is so handsome.
    • Wow! That’s amazing.
  • closing a question with extreme emotion
    • What on Earth are you doing!
    • Who the hell do you think you are!
    • How dare you!

Use

We use use exclamation marks:

  • in interjections
  • for closing a question with extreme emotion

Related

At A1 level you can take a look at these:

At A2 level you can take a look at these:

At B1 level you can take a look at these:

At B2 level you can take a look at these:

Exercises


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