Intermediate Writing Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

Blue Belt

0

Introduction

1

Number Rule

2

Capitalizing Titles

 

Green Belt
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)

 

Red Belt

15

Formatting Dialogue (Review)

16

Adding Thoughts and Feelings

17

Exclamation Marks

18

Fancy Fonts

19

ALL-CAPS

20

Paraphrasing

 

Purple Belt

21

Control the Narrative Tense

22

Ellipses

23

Hyphens and Em Dashes

24

Hyphenated Adjectives

25

Titles: Books, Movies, and Websites

26

Titles: Articles and Poems

 


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The following lessons are still under construction.

Thank you for your patience.

 

 

Common Mistakes at the Intermediate Level

 

Common Mistakes: "They said."

 

He asked, "End with a question mark!"

 

Appositives