The ‘Academy Awards’ is also known as ‘Oscars’. It is an annual American awards ceremony managed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Both ‘Academy Awards’ and ‘Oscars’ are used as sign, symbol or logo. As, you know that a logo should be capitalized. It means that whenever you want to write ‘Academy Awards’ or ‘Oscars’, you should capitalize them within sentences. Must Capitalize > ‘Academy Awards’ & ‘Oscars’ For example, 1. We will watch the Academy Awards … [Read more...]
AP Style Guide
Most of the newspaper, magazine and other online publication writers prefer AP Style for their publications. So, do you want an effective or effecient publication? Do you want to make your write-up a perfectly acceptable write-up?
Then, you can follow this AP Style Guide to make your writing error-free; to access acceptable grammar, spelling, usage and punctuation.
Some of the academic titles examples are, • Professor • Chancellor • Chairman • President • Dean, etc. According to AP Style, you cannot capitalize any academic titles within sentences. Titles should be in lowercase. For example, 1. She has a master’s degree in Computer Science; she should apply as a professor at his own university. 2. The chairman is not allowed to ask questions about our personal life. Capitalize Academic Titles You have to remember just one rule through which … [Read more...]
Do Not Capitalize > If you are referring an academic department, remember to write it in lowercase. You can only capitalize when you come up with a proper noun For example, • The department of English. • The department of mass communication. • The department of arts. • The department of Canadian literature. • The department of history. In the above examples, English and Canadian are both proper nouns. That is why, AP Style allows them to be capitalized. However, the words mass … [Read more...]
If you are an educated person, you will come up with many places in which you have to write about your qualification. According to AP Style, you cannot use an abbreviation for your degree in a phrase. There is a specific rule for the use of an abbreviation for your degree. > The abbreviations like Ph.D., B.S., LL.D.,M.S., etc., cannot be used just after a last name. The correct way to use these abbreviations is that you can use them after a full name by setting off commas. For … [Read more...]
If you are confused in using abbreviations and acronyms, then continue reading the whole post to clear up your mind. According to AP Style, you cannot use abbreviations everywhere. There are some specific or common areas to use abbreviations and acronyms. AP Style says that an abbreviation or an acronym should be common or well-known enough to be used within sentences. Otherwise, there is no need to use such abbreviations that are not recognized publicly. For example, • NATO > This … [Read more...]