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Uses of Capital Letters with examples By Mr.Zaki Badr


Uses of Capital Letters By Mr.Zaki Badr
Uses of Capital Letters By Mr.Zaki Badr

In this topic, you're going to learn the uses of capital letters:

  • At the beginning of a sentence  
  • Proper or common nouns (Brands). 
  • Story’s title.  
  • Acronym.  
  • days of the week and the months of the year
  • Writing titles 
  • Identifying buildings and institutions 
  • Looking at religious words
  • Sacred books start with a capital:
  • Religious festivals


Capital letters examples

  At the beginning of a sentence.   

The mother loves her daughter.
Proper or common nouns (Brands).
 Samsung. The United States.

Story’s title.

  The Man Who Saved My Life.

Acronym. 

BRB (Be right back.)



Proper or common nouns (Brands). 


Proper nouns and adjectives formed from proper nouns always start with a capital letter. So do the days of the week and the months of the year.
Uses of Capital Letters By Mr.Zaki Badr
Uses of Capital Letters By Mr.Zaki Badr

Writing titles

Capital letters are also used for the titles of people, books, plays, films, magazines:
Mrs.Brown
Princess Anne
The Secret Garden
A Tale of Two Cities

Identifying buildings and institutions

Buildings and institutions start with capital letters:
Bristol University
British Museum
British Council
American University

Looking at religious words

The names of religions and their members also start with capitals:
Christianity -  Christian
 Hinduism - Hindu
 Islam -    Moslem/Muslim
Judaism   -  Jew

Sacred books start with a capital:

Bible
 Koran
 Torah

Religious festivals are also written with a capital:

Christmas
 Easter
 Eid
 Ramadan 

Thank you for reading. If you have any questions, please write them in a comment.

















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My name is Zaki Badr.I am an online English teacher. Contact me on WhatsApp: +201027871551 I have been teaching English  since 2011. English teaching certificates that I got : *TESOL Certificate, Arizona State University,USA, December 2018.

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