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Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
Ellen Carley Frechette
Tim Collins


Chapter Overview

Correct capitalization, spelling, and comma usage are all important skills in effective writing. The GED Language Arts, Writing Test focuses on spelling homonyms (words that sound alike but are spelled differently, like their and they're). Among the trickiest homonyms are possessives, pronouns, and contractions.

In this chapter you will learn the following tips:

  • two rules for capitalizing words
  • guidelines for spelling homonyms correctly
  • six rules for using commas

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