The ability to write clear, correct English is an essential skill. From the many online resources that are available, I recommend the following sites and email subscriptions.
Daily writing tips and grammar blogs
I enjoy my email subscription to Daily Writing Tips for an easy-to-consume daily dose of grammar, spelling, punctuation, or vocabulary tips.
I also like the Daily Grammar Blog, a simplied teaching tool for all ages. Features archives, lessons, quizzes.
Some advertising and popup Windows make navigation on GrammarBook.com less than perfect. However, if you can stand the distractions, this site is an excellent resource for easy-to-grasp English usage rules. Includes visual cues, and much-appreciated correct and incorrect examples.
Common Errors in English Usage
A handy searchable menu of common errors in English Usage, by Paul Brians.
This incomplete list features several notable college grammar guides and resources that are available online for easy consumption.
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University
- Writer’s Workshop: Writer’s Resources Grammar Handbook at University of Illinois
- HyperGrammar, the electronic grammar course at the University of Ottawa
- Index of references to the Guide to Grammar and Writing, sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation.
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