Capital letters are the very first letters of every sentence and the first letter of proper nouns. In this summary you will learn how to use capital letters.
Capital letters are used at the start of every sentence, when the first letter is capitalised. Unless you are starting a new sentence or using a proper noun, you won't need to use a capital letter, however it is important to know how to use them.
"The dog had a fun day at the park."
The 't' at the start of the word 'the' at the beginning of this sentence is a capital t. This is because 'the dog had a fun day at the park.' is a complete sentence.
It's important to always capitalise proper nouns. To better understand what a proper noun is, look at the examples here.
The pronoun 'I' (what you call yourself).
The names of people and their title
Places including cities, countries and street names
Days of the week
Religions, nationalities and languages
Film and book titles
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"my friend harry lives in manchester."
"My friend Harry lives in Manchester."
Question: What is an example of a proper noun?
Answer: Proper nouns are places including cities, countries and street names.
Question: Apart from the first letter of the first word, which words in a sentence do I capitalise?
Answer: It's important to always capitalise proper nouns.
Question: When do I use capital letters?
Answer: Capital letters are the very first letters of every sentence and the first letter of proper nouns.