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Ch 18: Capitalization & Spelling

About This Chapter

Watch online English video lessons and learn about capitalization rules, commonly confused words, homophones and homonyms. Take the quizzes that accompany each lesson to track your progress.

Capitalization & Spelling - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Once you've completed the writing and revision processes, use the lessons in this chapter to help fine-tune your work. Our experienced instructors go over some proofreading strategies useful for ensuring the finished product is polished and free of common errors so that the content of your writing shines through. The lessons and quizzes included in this chapter could also prove helpful if you'd simply like quick and easy access to capitalization and spelling rules for everyday use. Whether you access content in the form of short, engaging video lessons or opt to read the corresponding transcripts, you should be able to do the following by the time you complete this chapter:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of capitalization rules
  • Properly use some commonly confused words
  • Distinguish between the meanings of various homonyms and homophones

Video Objectives
Capitalization Rules in Writing Get on overview of rules for capitalizing proper nouns, titles, and the first word of a sentence.
Commonly Confused Words in English Learn strategies for avoiding confusion over the meaning of some commonly misused words.
Spelling: Words That Sound Alike (Homonyms & Homophones) Discover examples of words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings. This lesson also discusses words with the same pronunciations but different spellings and meanings.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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