Specific places you could find on a map:
South American, Tiananmen Square
Nationalities, Languages, religion, and ethnic groups :
Vietnamese, English, Cristian, Asian, Native American.
Name of people and their titles:
King Faisal, Mr. and Mrs. Homer
Simpson. He’s a king.
The pronoun I alone : At first I appeared in cartoons.
The first word in a sentence : My name is Mickey Mouse.
Titles of books, magazines, newspapers, movies, and TV series-also the titles of your
own paragraphs, but articles, conjunctions, and short preposition are not capitalized:
Wheel of Fortune, How to Tune a Car’s Engine, The New York Times.
Geographic areas but not compas directions:
the Middle East, Southeast Asia, turn west.
Name of the days, months, holidays, and
special time periods but not the names of
seasons: Monday, January, New Year’s
Day, Ramadan, summer.
Name of specific organizations such as businesses,
schools, and clubs: Sears, roebuck & Co, City College of
New York, International Students’ Club.
Names of specific structures such as buildings, roads, and bridges : the
White House, State Route 15, the Golden Gate Bridge.