This week, Géraldine is helping us through the minefield of French punctuation.
Un point, un point-vergule, le point d’interrogation, le point d’exclamation, les points de suspension, les guillemets – they all have a similar use as English, but it’s the spacing around them that matters.
Guillemets anglais, vs guillemets français … if you have an English keyboard, it’s OK to use “guillemets anglais”, but really it’s a technical error. You should be using «guillemets français»! Géraldine says don’t worry though – she uses “” all the time.
Learn about this and much more, by watching her video. You can find more from Géraldine on her site www.commeunefrancaise.com
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