tailieunhanh - The official guide to the new toefl ibt part 33

Tham khảo tài liệu 'the official guide to the new toefl ibt part 33', ngoại ngữ, toefl - ielts - toeic phục vụ nhu cầu học tập, nghiên cứu và làm việc hiệu quả | 2. Use a comma to connect words to the front or back of your sentence. We often add information to our sentences by attaching one or more words to the front or back. When you do that you can use a comma to help your reader find your main message. Last night my friend and I celebrated his 58th birthday. Many years ago I studied French and German. Each of these sentences begins with a phrase that indicates time. This information is separated from the main sentence by a comma. 3. Use a comma between each item of a list when you are listing three or more items in a sentence The flag was red white and blue. I bought milk bread cheese and butter. The commas in the above examples clearly mark where one item on the list ends and the next one begins. 4. Use a comma between adjectives. If you have two adjectives together before the noun they describe they must be separated by a comma The cold wintry wind chilled me to my bones. The complex diverse cultures in the city add to its excitement. In the above examples the adjectives describing wind and cultures are placed before the noun separated by commas. 5. Use commas to set off additional information in the middle of a sentence Some information often telling details about the subject of the sentence needs to be distinguished from the main part of the sentence the verb and object . We place commas in front and in back of these groups of words. Ms. Johnson the company president will announce the winner. My brother who loves to read uses the library every day. In the above examples if you take away the parts that are set off by commas you still have a complete sentence. 6. Use commas to separate quoted matter from the rest of the sentence Take a break said the instructor. Nancy announces I m getting married tomorrow. In each example the quotation is set apart from the rest of the sentence by a comma. 7. Use commas to set off the name of a state or country when it follows a city county or equivalent The newspaper is based in .