When To Capitalize and When Not to Capitalize
- Capitalize ‘I’
- Capitalize nations, national nouns and adjectives – French, Russian, English, Italy, Canadian, etc.
- Capitalize the first letter of the first word in a new sentence or question
- Do NOT capitalize common nouns, nouns are only capitalized if they are the name of something
- Capitalize proper names of people, institutions, festivals, etc.
I go to the University of Texas. (noun used as proper name)