Unit 9.1

Lowercase letters

Introduction

Even though letters can be written in both lowercase and uppercase, there are some situations in which we do not capitalise them.

Form

Below you can read the alphabet in lowercase:

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

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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