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Last reply by: Emily Bai
Sun Aug 5, 2018 9:05 AM

Post by Christopher Lee on November 30, 2013

Just a comment, the "Thank you for watching" part was cut off. :P


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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:08
  • Rules for Capitalization 0:24
    • Capitalize the First Word of a Sentence and the First Word of a Quoted Sentence
    • Capitalize Proper Nouns
    • Capitalize a Person's Title when it Precedes the Name
    • Capitalize a Title when it Appears after a Name in an Address or Signature Line
    • Capitalize the Titles of High-Ranking Government Officials When Used with Their Names
    • Capitalize Any Title When Used as a Direct Address
    • Capitalize Points of the Compass Only when they Refer to Specific Regions
    • In Titles of Publications, Capitalize the First and Last Words, Plus Other Words within Titles
    • Capitalize 'Federal' or 'State' when Used as part of an Official Agency Name or in Government Documents
    • Don't Capitalize Names of Seasons
    • Capitalize the First Word of a Salutation and the First Word of a Complimentary Close
    • Capitalize Words Derived from Proper Nouns
    • Capitalize Names of Specific Course Titles
    • After a Sentence Ending with a Colon, Do Not Capitalize the First Word if it Begins a List
    • Do Not Capitalize When Only One Sentence Follows a Sentence Ending with a Colon
    • Capitalize when Two or More Sentences Follow a Sentence Ending with a Colon
  • Practice 8:52
  • Practice Answers 10:02