7 Tips on How to Use Commas in English
1. The seven coordinating conjunctions: and, but, for, or, nor, so, yet demand a comma to separate an independent clause. Example:
“He climbed to the top of the mountain, but he still couldn’t see the sea.”
2. When we put an introductory phrase before a main clause, we use a comma. Example:
“Early one morning, Maria decided to climb Everest.”
3. When we want to add extra (non-essential) information in the middle of a sentence, we use commas to separate this idea from the main sentence.
Maria, who had never