Incorrect punctuation can change the meaning of a sentence.
Let’s eat Grandpa.
Let’s eat, Grandpa.
The most frequently used English symbols of punctuation are the following:
Full Stop – Usually used at the end of a sentence.
Question Mark – Usually used at the end of an interrogative sentence to form a question.
Comma – Usually used to denote a pause in a sentence.
Exclamation Mark – Used to denote shock, surprise, anger or a raised voice.
Colon – Used to indicate what is to follow next
Semi Colon – Used to link two independent clauses not joined by a conjunction or used to separate two independent clauses in place of comma
Apostrophe – Used to show possession or the contraction of a word.