Capitalization. Geographic locations Titles and names Buildings and other places. Geographic Locations. Capitalize specific names. Do not capitalize general names. This also applies to names of geographic places. San Francisco but not city. Geographic Locations.
Titles and names
Buildings and other places
San Francisco but not city.
used as adjectives.
We drove south to the coast
and then northeast.
We visited Tempe, which is in the
that refer to a specific person.
Will my leg heal, Doctor?
Tell me how you will reduce taxes, Mayor?
The lawyer presented the
case to the jury.
If the sentence makes sense, capitalize the title. If not, do not capitalize the word!
follow the same rule.
Tara asked, “Should we buy tickets now,
or wait till later?”
a complete sentence, it should begin
with a capital letter.
don’t begin with a capital letter.
introducing the speaker, capitalize
the first part of the quote, but do not
capitalize the second part because
it is a fragment.
“A car crash occurred on Main Street,”
the newscaster said, “and six people
I am taking a math class and English 101.
names are always capitalized.
James’ wife works for the American
Embassy in Sierra Leone.
All profits will go to the American