Cách sử dụng dấu câu và bài tập áp dụng. Gia sư tiếng anh hướng dẫn sử dụng dấu câu trong tiếng anh bằng bài tập minh họa cụ thể.
a common knowledge that punctuation can change the meaning of a
sentence. This can be best illustrated by the 'famous' sentence:
Woman without her man is nothing.
Woman, without her man, is nothing.
Woman - without her, man is nothing.
The Magazine and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders had a contest
to write a thank you letter that can have two different meanings if you
use the same words but change the punctuation.
Here are the five of the best:
Santa, You really made my year! When I heard you had fallen from your
sleigh, I was so sad. To see such wonderful gifts lined up under my
Christmas tree, my eyes lit up. When I unwrapped your gifts I knew that
the spirit of Christmas was still alive. It was terrible hearing about
your accident. The best piece of news all year is your safe return.
Things yet to come, you say! Christmas is a time to love and share, I
disagree with Scrooges. Everywhere Christmas is slowly fading. Thanks
for making it so fantastic.
Santa, You really made my year when I heard you had fallen from your
sleigh! I was so sad to see such wonderful gifts lined up under my
Christmas tree. My eyes lit up when I unwrapped your gifts. I knew the
spirit of Christmas was still alive - it was terrible. Hearing about
your accident? The best piece of news all year. Is your safe return a
sign of things yet to come? You say Christmas is a time to love and
share, I disagree. With Scrooges everywhere, Christmas is slowly
fading. Thanks for making it so. Fantastic.
Matt Hurst, Southampton