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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
NOT : seasons
spring, summer, autumn, winter
Christmas, Easter, New Year's Day, Boxing Day, May Day, Thanksgiving Day
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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