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    Capital letters

    Use of Capital Letters with Nouns

    Capital letters are used with:

    A) Names and titles of people
    Winston Churchill, the Queen of England, the President of the United States

    Note : The personal pronoun 'I' is always written with a capital letter.

    B) Titles of works, books etc.
    'War and Peace', 'The Merchant of Venice', 'Crime and Punishment'

    C) Months of the year
    January, July, December...

    D) Days of the week
    Monday, Friday

    NOT : seasons
    spring, summer, autumn, winter

    E) Holidays
    Christmas, Easter, New Year's Day, Boxing Day, May Day, Thanksgiving Day

    F) Religion
    Catholic, Jewish...

    G) Geographical names...
    a. names of countries and continents
    America, England, Scotland

    b. names of regions, states, districts etc.
    Sussex, California, Queensland

    c. names of cities, towns, villages etc.
    London, Cape Town, Rome

    d. names of rivers, oceans, seas, lakes etc.

    the Atlantic, Lake Leman, the Rhine, the Thames

    e. names of geographical formations
    the Himalayas, the Alps, the Sahara

    g. Adjectives relating to nationality nouns
    France - French music. Australia - Australian animals.

    h. Names of streets, buildings, parks etc.
    Park Lane, Central Avenue, Pall Mall

    Rewrite these sentences. Add capital letters wherever they are required.

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    This test is case-sensitive. Be careful with Uppercase (CAPITAL) letters and lowercase (small) letters.

    1. In 1998 peter went to australia -> .

    2. He saw many kangaroos -> .

    3. He went to sydney and darwin -> .

    4. He will go to paris on monday -> .

    5. He loves visiting french towns during his holidays -> .

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