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Rule 2: Capitalize a proper noun (a specific name given to a general noun). Use this pattern sentence to check: *Our ____ is called ____. The first blank is a general noun, the second is a specific name and should be capitalized. *Our city is called Midland.Example: Golden Gate Bridge, New York City, Times Square, Wall Street, Dow Jones, Cleopatra Jones, Queen Elizabeth, Pulitzer Prize, Academy Award, Nobel Peace PrizeRule 8: Always capitalize the first and last words of titles of publications regardless of their parts of speech. Capitalize other words within titles, including the short verb forms Is, Are, and Be. Exception: Do not capitalize little words within titles such as a, an, the, but, as, if, and, or, nor, or prepositions, regardless of their length.Examples: The Day of the Jackal What Color Is Your Parachute? A Rose for Emily A Tale of Two CitiesAdverbial clause:A subordinate clause that modifies a verb, adj., or adv.-----Tells how, how much, when, where, why, to what extent, or under what conditions. (She practices AS THOUGH HER LIFE DEPENDED ON IT. [how she practices])Rule for combining sentences (FANBOYS)Two independent clauses (sentences) must be joined with a semicolon (;) or a comma followed by a FANBOY (look at the yellow wall).Another rule for combining sentences (introductory clauses)When a sentence begins with an introductory clause (a clause is followed by a comma and does not make sense by itself. Introductory clauses begin with words like: since, because, in addition to, when), try this trick: take everything after the comma and move it to the beginning of the sentence. Does it still make since? For example: Because it was cold outside, Jack decided to wear his jacket. Jack decided to wear his jacket because it was cold outside.What are the "FANBOYS"?Conjunctions: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, sohyphenated words: Two or more adjectives before a noun that act as one idea (one-thought adjectives) are connected with a hyphen.Examples: This is a low-budget job. [The sense is not: this is a low job and a budget job. The words low and budget are linked into the single concept of "low-budget."] She was just a regular down-to-earth type of gal.3 requirements for adjectival clause1. contains a subject and verb. 2. begins with a relative pronoun [who, whom, whose, that, or which] or a relative adverb [when, where, or why]. 3. functions as an adjective (remember: adjectives describe nouns, so the clause will follow the noun it is describing), answering the questions What kind? How many? or Which one?playwrite (note the spelling)the author of a play or dramacarpenterone who makes or repairs wooden objectsjournalismthe profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the mediacorrespondentone who is employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast mediaconstructionthe commercial activity involved in constructing buildings