QA Compact: Quick Access - Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations, and Numbers (Ch. 29)


For learning: English

Base language: English


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Created Dec 08, 2008
Level , Advanced
  • abbreviations
  • Advance
  • capitalization
  • Exercises
  • Grammar
  • Intermediate
  • italics
  • numbers
  • Writing

This chapter answers the following questions: When do I capitalize a “first” word? When do I use capitals with listed items? When do I use capitals with sentences in parentheses? When do I use capitals with quotations? When do I capitalize nouns and adjectives? What are italics? How do I choose between using italics and quotation marks? Can I use italics for special emphasis? What are standard practices for using abbreviations? How do I use abbreviations with months, time, eras, and symbols? How do I use abbreviations for other elements? When can I use “etc.”? When do I use spelled-out numbers? What are standard practices for writing numbers? How do I use hyphens with spelled-out numbers?

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