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When to use capital letters in English. Posted by on Jul 17, 2014

Take a look at these rules for capitalizing words in English from Grammer.net. You’ll see here that for most of the rules that are presented, there are also exceptions or additions to the rules. It is good to know not only these general rules, but also how to use them in context, i.e. the exceptions and…

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Capitalization Practice Posted by on Sep 13, 2012

Yesterday, I wrote a post highlighting the major rules of capitalization in English.  Today is your chance to practice these rules!  I have a number of sentences below in which you have to find all the words that need to be capitalized and capitalize them.  The answers to this exercise are below. And here is…

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Capitalization Rules Posted by on Sep 12, 2012

Here is a little review of the rules of capitalization in English.  The following is a list of when you should use capitalization. Always capitalize: The first word of a sentence,  Example: When is it time to go? The pronoun “I”, Example: James and I will be visiting Germany next month. Proper nouns (the names…

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