To become familiar with the rules that governs the use of colons in well-written sentences

        To develop basic skills in the use of colons in well written sentences

        To practice using colons in various writing situations




        To correctly recognize situations where colons are used in a pre-written sentence

        To determine where and under what situations colons should be used within various sentence situations




Click here Review the material to become familiar with colons and their use in standard written English.  Upon completion of this review, take the quiz on colons by clicking here  Place colons where they belong in each sentence, and check your answers at the bottom of the page.


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Click here for a final review of verbs.  If you do not have 8 of the 10 problems correct, go back to, and review the rules governing the use of colons.



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