Punctuation Marks & Written Accents

January 8, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Writing, Spelling
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Punctuation Marks & Written Accents

Punctuation Marks & Written Accents • In Spanish, upside-down punctuation marks, such as ¿ and ¡ are placed at the beginning of a phrase to signal a question or an exclamation. • These are used along with those that come at the end of phrases, sentences or questions. • ¡Hasta luego! • ¿Cómo se llama ella?

Punctuation Marks & Written Accents • In Spanish, some words have written accent marks. • An accent mark is a tilted line placed over a vowel. • Putting accent marks over vowels is part of spelling words correctly. • When learning new words, memorize where the accent marks are. • ¡Adiós! • ¿Cuál?

Punctuation Marks & Written Accents • The wavy line in the letter ñ is called a tilde. • The ñ is pronounced similar to the ny in the word canyon. • Señor • Compañera

It is not necessary to memorize accent marks when learning new words. A. True B. False

What should the punctuation of a exclamation look like? A. ¡Exclamation! B. ¿Exclamation! C. ¿Exclamation?

What is the ~ called over the letter ñ? A. accent B. tilde C. wavy line

Accent marks are part of the correct spelling of a word. A. True B. False

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What should the punctuation of a question look like? A. Question? B. ¿Question? C. ¿Question

A written accent mark can change the meaning of a word. A. True B. False

The ~ over the letter ñ changes the pronunciation of “n” to sound like: A. n B. my C. ny [Default] [MC Any] [MC All]

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