1、Use semi-colons to indicate pauses longer than those associated with commas but shorter that those associated with fill-stop.用分号表达比句号短比逗号长的停顿
Eg: Functionalism in language teaching was taken by many to mean the complete exclusion of any focus on form in the classroom; grammar and the explicit teaching of rules simply had no place.
2、Use semi-colons immediately before linking words such as however, moreover, furthermore, nevertheless , therefore, and instead.用分号连接两个主从句或者并列句
Eg: The news may be unexpected; nevertheless it is true.
3、Use semi-colons to separate items in a list, where the list of items is long and/or each item in the list is too long to be separated by a comma .用分号连接太长而不能用逗号连接的(比如完整的句子)并列列举成分。
Living independently and demonstrating an intense work 21 ethic; the Harvey Girls became known as a transformative force in the American West, inspiring books, documentaries, and even a musical.
A) NO CHANGE
C) ethic, and