This brief introductory video describes the importance of commas in spoken and written English. Although there are many formal rules for comma usage, context matters a lot too!
This video was written and produced by tutors at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Writing Center. Learn more about what we do at umass.edu/writingcenter.
Written by Ricki Cohen
Edited by Joshua Barsczewski
Produced and directed by Sohini Banerjee
Narrated by Travis Grandy
Background music: "Reflections Across the Sky" by Scott Holmes and used under Creative Commons License (freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes/Colossal_Stillness/Reflections_Across_The_Sky)