Unit 9.1

Lowercase letters

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Introduction

Lowercase letters can be written in many contexts, but there are specific situations in which we should not write in uppercase.

Form

Below you can read the alphabet in lowercase:

a e i m q t y
b f j n r v z
c g k o s w
d h l p t x

Example

  • Areas of study:
    • biology;
    • chemistry;
    • tourist management.
  • Job titles:
    • doctor;
    • lawyer;
    • teacher.
  • Animals:
    • cat;
    • dog;
    • penguin.

Use

We do not capitalise the first letter when we are speaking about:

  • areas of study
  • job titles (not used as proper names)
  • animals

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