English Punctuation course - Capital letters by Mr.Zaki Badr

 English Punctuation course - Capital letters by Mr.Zaki Badr

English Punctuation course - Capital letters by Mr.Zaki Badr
English Punctuation course - Capital letters by Mr.Zaki Badr

There are many topics regarding English punctuation to talk about. I'll cover each topic indvidually. Our first topic today is about Capital letters. We're going to have many examples of using capital .
 letters to help you improve your English punctuation. 

What am I going to discuss in this article:

  • definition of capital letters
  • Capital letters uses
  • Capital letters examples

  •  proper nouns
  • some  common English Acronyms

  First let's define what capital letters are.

capital letter noun

a letter of the form and size that is used at the beginning of a sentence or a name (= A, B, C rather than a, b, c)

  Capital letters  uses

  We use Capital letters At the beginning of a sentence  . 
  Mother loves her daughter.
Proper or common nouns (Brands). Samsung. United States.
Story’s title.  The Man Who Saved My Life.
Acronym.  BRB (Be right back.) 

 if you don't know what proper or common nouns are

let's define proper or common nouns

Using proper nouns

A proper noun always begins with a capital letter. It is the
name of a person, a place or an institution:

Example of proper nouns:

Bob, England, The British Museum,
Hampton Court
River Thames, and The Royal Navy.

some  common English Acronyms

AWOL - Absent Without Official Leave (or Absent Without Leave)
I don't know where he went. He's totally AWOL.

CTA - Call to action
Don't forget to include a CTA at the end of your blog.

ESL - English as a Second Language
Mary moved to Japan to teach ESL to second graders.

GMO - Genetically modified organism
I only buy organic food free from GMOs.

IMAX - Image Maximum
We saw MI:6 in the local IMAX theatre.

LASER - Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Our cat loves to chase a little red LASER beam.

NATO - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Let's hope NATO always remains intact.

RADAR - Radio Detection and Ranging
The police officer used RADAR to catch them speeding.

RSVP - In French: Répondez, s'il vous plaît (In English: Answer, please)
Please RSVP to our barbecue by Friday, July 17th.

SCUBA - Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus
We gathered our SCUBA gear and dove into the Atlantic.

SEO - Search engine optimization
Make sure your latest blog post has all the important SEO elements.

SWAT - Special Weapons and Tactics
The Los Angeles Police Department dispatched their SWAT team.

TASER - Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle
She hit the attacker with her TASER.

UNICEF - The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund
UNICEF appointed a new chairman of the board.

WASP - White Anglo-Saxon Protestant
Many citizens in the Colonial Era were WASPs.


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