Common Mistakes at KET: When to Use Periods and Commas?

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Common Mistakes at KET: When to Use Periods and Commas?
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2015-01-06 00:48:19
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KET period comma
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29 tests from the book "Common Mistakes at KET" by Cambridge
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  1. I would like to sell my computer, it's two years old.
    I would like to sell my computer. It's two years old. (two sentences with two different subjects. also, a comma can not separate two sentences)
  2. Cardiff which is in Whales is very interesting.
    Cardiff, which is in Whales, is very interesting. (before extra info and after it if there is no Full Stop)
  3. The plane arrived at 10:30 pm, it was an hour late.
    The plane arrived at 10:30 pm. It was an hour late. (two independent sentences)
  4. I've got a new computer. Because my old one was very slow.
    I've got a new computer because my old one was very slow. (because is a conjunction)
  5. You must weigh the rice wash it and soak it in water.
    You must weigh the rice, wash it and soak it in water. (a procedure)
  6. I want a pen friend in another country for example Australia.
    I want a pen friend in another country, for example Australia. (before for example, like and such as)
  7. Before you leave England go and visit Oxford I love it.
    Before you leave England, go and visit Oxford. I love it. (at the end of the first part of a sentence, which begins with if, when, after, before, while)
  8. We saw Syriana a film by George Clooney.
    We saw Syriana, a film by George Clooney. (between a name and a description)
  9. My flatmate who is from Russia is very nice.
    My flatmate, who is from Russia, is very nice. (extra info)
  10. I've got a sister two brothers and a cousin I haven't got any pets.
    I've got a sister, two brothers and a cousin. I haven't got any pets. (a list)
  11. I'm going to buy a car so I don't need a bike.
    I'm going to buy a car, so I don't need a bike. (before but, so, then)
  12. We waited ten minutes then we decided to walk.
    We waited ten minutes, then we decided to walk. (before but, so, then)
  13. You can look at your map. OK?
    You can look at your map, OK? (before a Question Tag)
  14. It's nice weather. Isn't it?
    It's nice weather, isn't it? (before a Question Tag)

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