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conquering the comma

An Academic Learning Center Presentation

Conquering the Comma

A panda eats, shoots, and leaves.

A panda eats

shoots

and

leaves.

separate words in a series
Separate words in a series

This weekend I plan on working on my homework as well as clean my room, finish my laundry, give my dog a bath, and wash my car.

to separate two adjectives in place of the word and
To Separate two adjectives in place of the word “and”

Maya Angelou is a strong, courageous woman.

http://www.mayaangelou.com

fill in the missing commas
Fill in the missing Commas
  • Next week I have two exams a research paper and a book report due.
  • Bobby is a tall thin man.
fill in the missing commas8
Fill in the missing Commas
  • Next week I have two exams, a research paper, and a book report due.
  • Bobby is a tall, thin man.
surround the name of a person being addressed
Surround the name of a person being addressed

Will you, Ally, finish your chores please?

separate days of the month from the year and after the year
Separate days of the month from the year and after the year

The Rock was born on May 2, 1972, in California.

separate the city from the state
Separate the City from the State

The Rock was born in Hayward, California.

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surrounds degrees or titles used with names
Surrounds degrees or titles used with names

John C. Monroe, M.D., knew Daniel James Jr. before he started kindergarten.

fill in the missing commas13
Fill in the missing Commas
  • Larry Cagle M.D. just retired after working in California Nevada Oregon Mississippi and Georgia.
  • Maria Ramirez Ph.D. has just accepted a teaching position in Tulsa Oklahoma.
fill in the missing commas14
Fill in the missing Commas
  • Larry Cagle, M.D., just retired after working in California, Nevada, Oregon, Mississippi, and Georgia.
  • Maria Ramirez, Ph.D., has just accepted a teaching position in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
after a phrase of more than three words at the beginning of a sentence
After a phrase of more than three words at the beginning of a sentence

n my birthday, my oldest brother sent me a bouquet of flowers.

to separate ideas that interrupt the flow of a sentence
To separate ideas that interrupt the flow of a sentence

Yesterday, even though the weather seemed like it was below freezing, my friend walked all the way across town to help her sister prepare for a dinner party.

to specify or describe something or someone
To specify or describe something, or someone

Susan, who works at the dentist office, came in the jewelry store with her boyfriend the other day to look at promise rings.

fill in the missing commas18
Fill in the missing Commas

1.I plan on working on my homework with Annette Megan and Lauren at the coffee shop this weekend.

2. Yes Sir I will return these documents to your office as soon as I fill them out.

3.Larry T. Tucker M.D. knew Katy Sin Clair Ph. D. long before she moved to Berkeley California.

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Answers

1.I plan on working on my homework with Annette, Megan and Lauren at the coffee shop this weekend.

2.Yes,Sir, I will return these documents to your office as soon as I fill them out.

3.Larry T. Tucker, M.D., knew Katy Sin Clair, Ph. D., long before she moved to Berkeley, California.

fill in the missing commas20
Fill in the missing Commas

4. My Dad is a Silly fun person to be

around.

5. Kristy is a sweet loving person.

6. Will you Jonah put the clothes in the

dryer?

7. Rosa’s new granddaughter was born last

month on January 27 in Sacramento

California.

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Answers

4. My Dad is a Silly, fun person to be around.

5. Kristy is a sweet, loving person.

6. Will you, Jonah, put the clothes in

the dryer?

7. Rosa’s new granddaughter was born last month

on January 27 in Sacramento, California.

fill in the missing commas22
Fill in the missing Commas

8. Rosa was born January 28 1963 in a

small town.

9. Felix was born in San Francisco

California.

10. Yesterday afternoon I was running

late for a meeting when my car broke

down and I had to call a tow truck

for assistance.

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Answers

8. Rosa was born January 28, 1963, in a

small town.

9. Felix was born in San Francisco,

California.

10. Yesterday afternoon, I was running

late for a meeting when my car broke

down and I had to call a tow truck

for assistance.

fill in the missing commas24
Fill in the missing Commas

11. This morning while I was watching The

Today Show I finished my writing my

paper for my philosophy class.

12. Brian who works for UPS will be

joining us at the Super Bowl party

this weekend.

13. Joey was born on June 23 1967.

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Answers

11. This morning, while I was watching

The Today Show, I finished my writing

my paper for my philosophy class.

12. Brian, who works for UPS, will be

joining us at the Super Bowl party

this weekend.

13. Joey was born on June 23, 1967.

fill in the missing commas26
Fill in the missing Commas

14. I have chosen to go to school in

Fresno California to remain closer to

my father mother sister and brother.

15. For Monday’s class please remember to

bring a final copy of your research

paper a blue book a number two pencil

and your text book.

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Answers

14. I have chosen to go to school in

Fresno, California to remain closer

to my father, mother, sister and

brother.

15. For Monday’s class, please remember

to bring a final copy of your

research paper, a blue book, a number

two pencil, and your text book.

resources
Resources
  • http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_comma.html

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