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Where are you from?
We are Siamese, if you please. (Photo courtesy of BlackZero_007 at Flickr.)

Where are you from?

Where are you from? How many of these names in English, for other countries and nationalities will you know and recognise? There may be some other things wrong in the English here and there, too ... only ONE version is right each time.

Which of these options do you prefer?

  1. Choose the correct sentence.
    4 - Don't forget that we need Capital Letters on the front of all proper-names of places, countries and nationalities.
  2. Choose the correct sentence.
    4 - You will need 5 capital letters this time, altogether.
  3. Choose the correct sentence.
    4 - Don't forget that names of languages need Capital Letters in English, too.
  4. Choose the correct sentence.
    3 - We put a Capital on adjectives in English that show the nationality, or origin, or language, of anything.
  5. Choose the correct sentence.
    2 - The three names here don't sound as though they are connected, but in fact they are! How many capital letters will you need?
  6. Choose the correct sentence.
    4 - Many, awful old jokes have started like this. But which is the correct version for all 4 'corners' of the British Isles?
  7. Choose the correct sentence.
    2 - English has a number of ways to make 'national adjectives' out of the names of countries. Two of these three are alike, one is different.
  8. Choose the correct sentence.
    2 - Be careful with the vowels here!
  9. Choose the correct sentence.
    4 - You don't need TOO many capitals!
  10. Choose the correct sentence.
    1 - You might be surprised how FEW capitals you need in this one.

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