Capitalization

English II (DU2102)
Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology Bandung - Indonesia

Web page or site English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . John is a young programmer. Proper nouns (the names of specific people. Yesterday. Internet. places.e.e. i. Finally. I found him. and sometimes things) i. my dad spoke to me.e. The pronoun "I“ i.Important Rules for Capitalization in English Language The first words of a sentence. organizations.

Exception: I bought a present for my mother and my favorite uncle. Buddha. The names of God. religious figures. and holy books i." English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology .e. the Koran.Family relationships (when used as proper names) i. specific deities.e. Zeus Exception: Do not capitalize the nonspecific use of the word "god. I bought a present for Mother and Uncle Tedi.

e. I moved to the Northeast.Titles preceding names. South. Directions that are names (North. English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . Exception: I moved to the northeast of Bandung. the rector of IT Telkom. She is the secretary of Rector Husni. and West when used as sections of the country.e. East. but not titles that follow names i. Exception: I see Mr. but not as compass directions) i. She is the secretary of IT Telkom Rector (Rector of IT Telkom). Husni.

Indonesian. Saturday. February Exception: Seasons are capitalized when used in a title.e.e. Indonesia. Mother’s Day. nationalities. The names of countries.The days of the week. and holidays (but not the seasons used generally) i. and specific languages i. the months of the year. Indonesian Language English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology .

Microsoft Word. and athletic groups i.e. civic. RCTI Not: french fries English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . Linux Words and abbreviations of specific names (but not names of things that came from specific things but are now general types) i. Democrats Periods and events (but not century numbers) i. UN. social. political.Members of national. racial.e.e. (the) Reformation Era Trademarks (Brand) i.e.

I like to read The Death of the Salesmen.e. they are usually in italic i. and songs (but not short prepositions or the articles "the." "a. “You can have it all.The major words in the titles of books. Oprah once said." if they are not the first word of the title). articles." or "an.” English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology .e. One of my favorite newspapers is The Jakarta Post. The first word in a sentence that is a direct quote i. but you cannot have it all at once.

Review and Exercise For example: Find incorrect capitalization in this sentence: 1. English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . Dr. Goldberger traveled through the Southern part of pennsylvania to get to the conference on victorian poetry . Goldberger traveled through the Southern part of pennsylvania to get to the conference on victorian poetry. Answer: Dr.

English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . Southern b. b. = southern = Pennsylvania = Victorian The word “southern” should not start with capital letter because it is an adjective of a location. The word “Pennsylvania” must start with capital letter because it is a name of a state. The word “Victorian” must start with capital letter because it is a name of an era. pennsylvania c. c. victorian a.Explanation: a.

Many of the students in the introduction to Microcomputers course at the university of hartford last fall preferred using macintosh Computers rather than the pc's provided in the Lab . The secretary of the Society of Concerned Students wrote to the Ambassador of south Africa . Find the incorrect capitalizations and underline them." 4. English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . "Wait." He said.Each of the sentences below has "opportunity for error" in capitalization. on labor Day . my Father's brother. 5. correct the them. My favorite uncle . wrote a famous book on the role of buddha in Herman Hesse's novel siddhartha . 1. On the fourth of July . Then. See the example to help you. we celebrate the contributions of Organized Labor to American life. "Until the Huskies have won a few games. 3. we celebrate the war of Independence . 2.

Academic Writing Course: Study Skills in English. Sari. R. F. 6th Edition.Reference: Jordan. 2007) English II (DU2102) – Faculty of Science Telkom Institute of Technology . Bandung: STT Telkom.grammarbook.as p (July 21. (2003). (2004). Available at: http://www.com/punctuation/capital. ________ (2008). D. England: Longman. R. Capitalization. From Sentence to Essay.