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Grammar Workshop: Colons, Semicolons, and Apostrophes

November 6, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Colon semicolon joke

Colons, Semicolons & Apostrophes (: ; ')

Wed. / 1:30-2:30pm / COB 209

When should you use it's instead of its? What's the difference between a semicolon and a period? And what is the purpose of a colon in writing? Get the answers to these questions and more in this popular punctuation workshop. You will leave this workshop able to correct punctuation mistakes related to these marks in your own and others' writing.

This workshop for entire campus community is sponsored by the English Language Institute (ELI), part of the Center for Engaged Teaching & Learning. For more info, email Belinda Braunstein at