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Module 4 lesson 4.3

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Module 4 lesson 4.3

  1. 1. In Module 2 you learned six capitalization rules. Here are four more. Module 4 Capitalization: 4 more rules Information taken from: Hogue, A. (2008). First steps in academic writing. Longman: N.Y.
  2. 2. Capitalize… 7. Names of specific structures such as buildings, roads, and bridges. • The US President lives in the White House. • My brother stays at the Hilton Hotel. • I visited the Kremlin when I went to Russia. Correct • The US President lives in the white house. • My brother stays at the hilton hotel. • I visited the kremlin when I went to Russia. Incorrect
  3. 3. Capitalize… 8. Names of specific organizations, such as businesses, schools, and clubs. • I want to work with the United Nations. • I belong to the Students’ Chess Club. • He works at Ernst & Young. Correct  • I want to work with the united nations. • I belong to the students’ chess club. • He works at ernst & young. Incorrect 
  4. 4. Capitalize… 9. Names of the days, months, holidays, and special time periods. BUT NOT names of seasons • We have English 1 on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Friday. Days of the Week Correct  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday Days of the week • We have English 1 on monday, tuesday, wednesday and friday. Days of the Week Inorrect 
  5. 5. Capitalize… 9. Names of the days, months, holidays, and special time periods. BUT NOT names of seasons • My birthday is in September. • I start classes in August. • I go on vacations in December. Months Correct  • January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December Months • My birthday is in september. • I start classes in august. • I go on vacations in december. Months Inorrect 
  6. 6. Capitalize… 9. Names of the days, months, holidays, and special time periods. BUT NOT names of seasons • My favorite holiday is Christmas. • I celebrate New Year’s Day with my family. • I don’t like to wear a costume in Halloween. Correct  • Christmas, New Year’s Day, Halloween, Love and Friendship Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Easter, etc… Holidays and Special Time Periods • My favorite holiday is christmas. • I celebrate new year’s day with my family. • I don’t like to wear a costume in halloween. Inorrect 
  7. 7. Capitalize… 9. Names of the days, months, holidays, and special time periods. BUT NOT names of seasons • My favorite seasons are spring and fall. • It always snows in winter. • I love the colors of the leaves in fall. Correct  • The four seasons are: winter, spring, summer and fall. Seasons • My favorite seasons are Spring and Fall. • It always snows in Winter. • I love the colors of the leaves in Fall. Incorrect 
  8. 8. Capitalize… 10. Geographic areas. BUT NOT compass directions • I want to visit the Middle East. • Eastern Europe is very interesting. • Is that in Southeast Asia? Correct  • Compass directions: east, west, north, and south. • Example: Drive south for 2 miles and turn west. Compass directions • I want to visit the middle east. • Eastern europe is very interesting. • Is that in southeast asia? Incorrect 

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