Capital letters English lesson learning when to use them.
What will you be learning from the lesson capital letters?
This English lesson you will be learning when and how to use capital letters and what are proper nouns.
What are capital letters?
Capital letters have two main uses in the English language.
- They are used to show when the beginning of a sentence starts
- The second use is show when a noun is a proper noun.
Capital letters are used in two ways in English.
They are used to show the beginning of any sentence and to show that a noun is a proper noun.
When starting a new sentence the first letter is always capitalised.
The boy cycled to school. It was a long way.
The personal pronoun 'I' is always capitalised.
I am a studying English.
What are proper nouns?
A proper nouns ( sometimes they are called proper names) are special words used for such things like peoples names, specific people, countries, cities, organisations, days of the week, Months. All these will always start with a capital letter.
|A list of common noun's||A list of proper noun's|
|man, boy||Peter, Paul,|
|woman, girl, lady||Helen, Jumnear, Jane|
|country, town||England, Manchester, Thailand, Bangkok|
|company||Google, Coca Cola, Easy Pace Learning|
|shop, restaurant||Starbucks, McDonalds|
|month, day of the week||August, September, Tuesday, Monday|
|book, film||50 Shades of Grey, Scooby doo|
Click here to read about nouns and proper nouns
Examples of proper nouns
A person's name is a proper noun:-
If a person as more then one name each name also has to have a capital letter.
David Robert Joseph Beckham
The names of companies
Coca Cola, Mc Donalds, Tesco, Toyota Motors
The names of organisations
Age Concern, Alcoholics Anonymous
Days of the week, months of the year, holidays
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Christmas Day, Easter Sunday, Valentines Day, Boxing Day
Countries, languages & nationalities, religions
China, India, England, Wales, Thailand, Germany, Japan, Russia
English, Spanish, Thai, Dutch, Danish
British, Brazilian, Thai, Spanish
Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism