Here’s How to Properly Use a Semicolon

By Maryann Yin 

Have you ever feared the semicolon? Get ready to tackle this fear with a grammar lesson from the TED-Ed team.

The animated video embedded above features a three-minute lesson to discuss the semicolon and demonstrate its proper usage. Over at the TED-Ed website, viewers can access a quiz, a discussion board, and more resources.

Click here to check out a comic by The Oatmeal for more information about the semi colon. What’s your favorite punctuation mark?