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25: How to Use Commas in English

  • Date: January 22, 2021; 12pm–2pm c.t.
  • Room: online, tba
  • Instructor: Mark Olival-Bartley, M. A.
  • Language: English
  • Registration: December 15, 2020–January 15, 2021

Description

If it’s any consolation, native speakers of English themselves often make punctuation errors with commas. It’s true that commas are used differently between German and English; it’s also true that they are frequently used differently between British and American varieties of English. This two-hour workshop will introduce the conventions of (and rationales behind) comma use in academic writing and provide you with an opportunity to practice what’s been preached.


Target group: all LMU students

Registration

You can register until January 15, 2021. This registration will be binding. Free spaces are allocated according to the principle of "first come, first served". Should you be unable to participate, you may cancel your registration until Wednesday, Jan. 20. For unexcused absences, we do reserve the right to refuse future participation in Writing Center events. Thank you for your understanding.

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