English grammar

Module 11, Punctuation: End Points and Comma, Lesson 11:

Comma - Joining by Coordinate Conjunctions

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English grammar
Prompt:
Place a comma before the following conjunctions when joining independent clauses: "and," "but," "or," "nor," "yet," "so," "still," "for."
Example:
1) "Wanda is going to work, but I am staying home." 2) "We are going to the store, or we are going to a movie."

Practice What You've Learned

English grammar
Directions:
A comma has been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert a comma by clicking the space between the words where you desire a comma to be.
1.
Jack, and, Jill, went, up, the, hill, but, Jack, came, tumbling, down.
2.
Neither, Jack, nor, Jill, is, a, mountain, climber, but, Jill, enjoys, hiking.
3.
Jack, is, popular, with, the, crowd, for, he, is, a, jolly, good, fellow.
4.
Jill, is, not, the, center, of, attention, still, she, receives, much, respect, for, her, all-round, skills.
5.
Jack, will, be, a, politician, or, he, will, be, a, used, car, salesman.
6.
Jill, is, preparing, for, a, career, in, medicine, yet, she, enjoys, acting, in, plays.
7.
Jack, will, not, work, in, government, nor, will, he, work, in, sales.
8.
Jill, finds, working, for, her, education, difficult, still, she, is, holding, on, to, her, dreams.
9.
Jill, will, attend, Chapman, University, in, the, fall, and, she, will, transfer, to, the, University, of, California, in, the, spring.
10.
Jack, may, receive, an, athletic, scholarship, for, he, is, a, gifted, basketball, player.
11.
Jack, will, play, basketball, yet, he, is, a, better, football, player.
12.
Jill, will, play, soccer, or, she, will, play, field, hockey, at, college.
13.
Jill, is, a, great, basketball, player, so, why, is, she, playing, soccer?
14.
Jack, would, like, to, play, baseball, but, baseball, is, not, his, best, sport.
15.
Jill, enjoys, her, classes, in, biological, science, and, she, especially, enjoys, her, drama, classes.
16.
The, stage, may, be, her, future, yet, she, continues, to, be, a, serious, science, student.
17.
She, will, not, give, up, her, dreams, and, she, will, not, accept, less, from, herself.
18.
Will, Jack, write, nursery, rhymes, or, will, Jack, work, for, the, water, company?
19.
Perhaps, Jack, will, write, nursery, rhymes, and, he, will, work, for, the, water, company.
20.
Did, Jack, and, Jill, meet, in, a, nursery, rhyme, or, did, they, meet, in, college?
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