Capitalization. For capitalization in English, there are three main rules on which everyone can agree: Capitalize the first letter in every sentence. Capitalize initial letters of proper nouns. Capitalize the pronoun I. Beyond these three uses, there is much disagreement over when to capitalize.What are some examples of capitalization rules?
Capitalize the first letter of the first word in a sentence or question. Capitalize proper nouns (i.e. the names of people). Examples: John, Mary, Annie Do not capitalize common nouns. Examples: boy, tree, flower, butterfly Capitalize the names of institutions, organizations etc. Capitalize the names of festivals.When should you capitalize words?
The general rule for capitalization of words in English is that a word should be capitalized at the start of a sentence, or if it is a proper noun. Nouns, typically, come in two forms: either common nouns or proper nouns.