Introductory Comma Exercises

Apply your newfound guidelines

 

Work out if there are any problems with the sentences below:

 

  1. After years of moving around he’s finally settled into a home of his own.
  2. Being the stubborn girl she is she insisted on walking home in the rain.
  3. Oh no we’re stuck in the mud!
  4. To win is my goal.

Correct comma usage:

 

  1. After years of moving around, he’s finally settled into a home of his own.
  2. Being the stubborn girl she, is she insisted on walking home in the rain.
  3. Oh no, we’re stuck in the mud!
  4. No comma needed. There is no introductory element.

 

Next, we move onto commas and non-essential elements!

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