Intermediate Writing Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Blue Belt Lessons

0

Introduction

1

Number Rule

2

Capitalizing Titles

 

Green Belt Lessons
3

Direct and Indirect Speech

4

Punctuating Dialogue (1)

5

Punctuating Dialogue (2)

6

Punctuating Dialogue (3)

7

Punctuating Dialogue (4)

8

Punctuating Dialogue (5)

9

Formatting Dialogue (1)

10

Formatting Dialogue (2)

 

Orange Belt

11

Commas in Direct Address (1)

12

Commas in Direct Address (2)

13

Interjections (1)

14

Interjections (2)

 


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Formatting Dialoge (Good but UNUSED)

 

Overview

 

Common Mistakes at the Intermediate Level

 

Controlling Narrative Tense

 

Narrative Tense

 

Punctuating Dialogue

 

Common Mistakes: "They said."

 

He asked, "End with a question mark!"

 

Formatting Dialogue

 

Adding Thoughts and Feelings

 

Appositive Phrases

 

Appositives

 

Style Rules

 

Ellipses

 

Em Dashes

 

Comma Splices

 

hyphenated adjectives

 

Semicolons

 

Paraphrasing

 

Long Compound Sentences