Sunday, 10 December 2017

Lesson 321 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the titles of books, newspapers, magazines, and all other kinds of literary works. Capitalize works of art, motion pictures, and musical compositions. Do not capitalize the articles (a, an, the), prepositions, or conjunctions unless they come first or last in these titles. Example: Death of a Salesman, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. My favorite book is a tale of two cities.

2. Have you ever heard the song "earth angel"?

3. Jeff's theme was entitled "among the stars."

4. We take two newspapers new utah and the deseret news.

5. national geographic and reader's digest are both interesting magazines.


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Answers:

1. A Tale of Two Cities

2. "Earth Angel"

3. "Among the Stars"

4. New Utah/Deseret News

5. National Geographic/Reader's Digest

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Sunday, 3 December 2017

Lesson 316 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize titles preceding personal names, abbreviations of those titles used with proper names, initials, or titles when used alone in place of the name or person. Examples: Mr., Miss, Rev., Dr., W. C. Johanson, Captain

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. Have you met the rev. mr. ryan, mrs. hubbard, and dr. peterson?

2. This is supt. e. r. wing who was a captain during combat.

3. mr. and mrs. jones with miss smith will accompany you tomorrow.

4. Did you serve, colonel, in india?

5. I am to dine with cardinal corolucci tonight.


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Answers:

1. Rev. Mr. Ryan, Mrs. Hubbard, Dr. Peterson

2. Supt. E. R. Wing

3. Mr. and Mrs. Jones/Miss Smith

4. Colonel/India

5. Cardinal Corolucci

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Monday, 27 November 2017

Lesson 312 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the specific name of buildings and other man-made structures, ships, trains, and planes. Examples: the White House, Mayflower, Amtrak, Concorde

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. One famous airplane is the spirit of st. louis.

2. The reading railroad and the shortline were trains found in atlantic city.

3. The empire state building used to be the tallest building in the united states.

4. The washington monument and the lincoln memorial are being renovated.

5. The nina, pinta, and the santa maria are ships known to all americans.


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Answers:

1. Spirit of St. Louis

2. Reading Railroad / Shortline / Atlantic City

3. Empire State Building / United States

4. Washington Monument / Lincoln Memorial

5. Nina / Pinta / Santa Maria / Americans

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Sunday, 26 November 2017

Lesson 311 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Do not capitalize prepositions, conjunctions or the articles (a, an, the) that come within a proper noun. Example: University of Utah, Smith and Sons

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The university of california is found in many different cities in california.

2. The battle of the bulge was an important battle.

3. The gulf of mexico is found south of texas.

4. One period of history is called the dark ages.

5. The cape of good hope is near africa.


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Answers:

1. University of California/California

2. Battle of the Bulge

3. Gulf of Mexico/Texas

4. Dark Ages

5. Cape of Good Hope/Africa

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Friday, 24 November 2017

Quiz for Lessons 306 - 310 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The state of south dakota has mount rushmore in it.

2. The work days are monday through friday.

3. The term caucasians comes from the caucasus mountains.

4. To the north lies montana, a state on fire.

5. The southwest has some very interesting sites.

6. This wednesday i have two meetings to attend.

7. The cold months are january and february.

8. Next summer we need to go to florida in the south.

9. The methodists and mormons are two religions that send out missionaries.

10. zions park and arches national park are fun to visit.


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Answers:

1. South Dakota/Mount Rushmore

2. Monday/Friday

3. Caucasians/Caucasus Mountains

4. Montana

5. Southwest

6. Wednesday/I

7. January/February

8. Florida/South

9. Methodists/Mormons

10. Zions Park/Arches National Park

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Thursday, 23 November 2017

Lesson 310 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize geographic names and places. Examples: Mount Rushmore, Hudson Bay, Michigan Avenue, Washington D.C.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. We visited the black hills and the badlands this summer.

2. Is broadway in the bronx?

3. Many new jersey cities have interesting names such as whippany.

4. The ozarks have many interesting stories about them.

5. france and england have fought a lot throughout history.


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Answers:

1. Black Hills/Badlands

2. Broadway/Bronx

3. New Jersey/Whippany

4. Ozarks

5. France/England

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Lesson 309 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize names of countries, nationalities, races, languages, and adjectives derived from them. Examples: Germany, Swedes, Indians, French, English countryside

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The germans destroyed some of the english landscape during the war.

2. The french wines are famous in the united states and mexico.

3. Most blacks in the United States prefer the term african-american, and many orientals prefer to be called asian.

4. many japanese customs are strange to us.

5. The finns and the russians live across the sea from each other.


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Answers:

1. Germans/English

2. French/United States/ Mexico

3. Blacks/African-Americans/Orientals/Asian

4. Many/Japanese

5. Finns/Russians

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