Not as final as a full stop but stronger than a comma; a semicolon can either join or separate. Learn how to use semicolons with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.
Dialogue makes a story engaging, if you make it clear who's speaking. Learn how to structure and punctuate direct speech in fiction with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.
Using examples from a source text correctly in your essay is important for supporting your points. Learn how to punctuate quotations in an essay with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.
Find out how to separate items in a list using semicolons with BBC Bitesize KS3 English.
Find out how to use apostrophes.
Discover what a comma is in this handy step-by-step guide from KS3 English.
Find out how to check your writing for mistakes in this Bitesize KS3 English video.