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Punctuation (Merged)

Supported by Matador Stationary

Punctuation হচ্ছে sentence-এ ব্যবহৃত কিছু symbol যেসব দিয়ে sentence-এর অর্থ পরিষ্কার ভাবে উপস্থাপন করা যায়। আমাদের মাথায় প্রশ্ন আসতে পারে যে কেন এই symbol-গুলো এতোটা গুরুত্বপূর্ণ। ব্যাপারটা ভালোভাবে বুঝতে হলে আমাদের কিছু sentence-এ Punctuation-এর ব্যবহার দেখতে হবে।

Examples দেখার আগে কতগুলো Punctuations আছে তা একবার দেখে নেই।

  1. Full stop (.) 2. Question mark (?) 3. Exclamation mark (!) 4. Capital letters 5. Comma (,)
  1. Semi-Ccolon (;) 7. Colon (:) 8. Apostrophe (‘) 9. Dash (–) 10. Hyphen (-) 11. Quotation mark (“”)

Read the following passage without the use of punctuation.

i would like to apply for a job with your company for two years i have been employed as a sales clerk for the jones store i sold nothing that I did not take pride in i am sure it will be the same if I work for you

উপরের এই Paragraph থেকে আমরা বুঝতে পারছি যে sentence-এর মাঝে punctuation থাকা অনেক গুরুত্তপূর্ণ। Punctuation-এর ব্যবহারের উপর sentence-এর meaning নির্ভর করে।


Read the following sentences to understand the rules of different punctuation marks.


Rules for full stop.

Read the following sentences to find out where full-stops are required.

1. It had been raining for weeks the river was rising very quickly and the farmers were afraid the dam would burst we decided we would have to leave our farm

2. You should not drive if you have been drinking it has been proven that accidents are more likely when drivers have been drinking

Write true if the punctuation is correct, false if the punctuation is incorrect.


Read the following examples and click on them to understand the rules of question marks.


Question Marks প্রশ্ন বুঝাতে ব্যবহার করা হয়।

Click on different parts of the passage to understand the use of question marks and other punctuations.

He is going by car are
you going by bus


Read the following examples and click on them to understand the rules of exclamation marks.


Exclamation Mark ব্যবহার করা হয় বিস্ময় বুঝাতে। 

Sentence-এর মাঝে কোথাও যদি exclamation mark ব্যবহার করা হয় তাহলে কখনো ‘comma’ বা ‘full stop’ ঐ mark-এর সাথে ব্যবহার করা হবে না।

Read the following passage to understand the use of exclamation mark.

“What a beautiful day!” she said. Zahur advanced looking at the sky. Lovely! he remarked.

Write true where the use of question mark is correct and false if the use is incorrect.

Read the following passage and click on different parts to understand the use of capital letters.

mr brown needed to see the doctor urgently. mary said, “mary I come, too?” i will go to see joe on the first monday in may.she lives in sydney, nsw. karl. and i went to the movies on wednesday night. We saw “one flew over the cuckoo’s nest”, starring jack nicholson

If correct, say true. If incorrect, say false.