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 3rd level English.
Find out how to separate items in a list using semicolons in this handy step-by-step from 4th level English.
An independent clause is a clause that can stand alone as a complete sentence. Find out how to punctuate them properly with BBC Bitesize 4th level English.