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Basic Punctuation 13: How & When to Use Slashes

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  • Type: Video Tutorial
  • Length: 8:09
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  • Size: 43 MB
  • Posted: 06/26/2009

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Marie Rackham
Marie Rackham
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Marie Sophia Rackham was born in 1934 and raised in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She earned degrees in English and Geography from the University of British Columbia, and spent thirteen years studying piano with the Royal Conservatory of Music.

She worked as a public school teacher for thirty-four years, teaching at all levels from kindergarten to grade twelve; and taught piano and theory privately in her own studio for fourteen years.

Over her many years of teaching language arts, Marie developed her own curriculum for teaching basic grammar and punctuation, which was eventually published through the local Teacher's Resource Center and made available to all the schools in...

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Nopic_tan
Very good explanation
08/04/2009
~ brittanie

It feels good to finally understand how and when to use slashes in written English. Punctuation never really inspired me before now. I feel confident using slashes now that I know when they should be used: to indicate options in a website address, between multiple choices of naming something, to separate lines of poetry, and to replace the word "per."

Nopic_tan
Very good explanation
08/04/2009
~ brittanie

It feels good to finally understand how and when to use slashes in written English. Punctuation never really inspired me before now. I feel confident using slashes now that I know when they should be used: to indicate options in a website address, between multiple choices of naming something, to separate lines of poetry, and to replace the word "per."

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