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Resources for Improving Writing Skills:

 

Writing & Grammar Online Assistance:

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A Guide to Grammar & Writing: Outstanding materials! These resources were developed by Professor Charles Darling of Capital Community College, Hartford, Connecticut, and may be used freely by students and faculty with Dr. Darling's permission. 

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Practice tests and quizzes in grammar, essay writing, usage, etc.
 

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Grammar & Writing Handouts for Students & Teachers: These excellent resources are offered to the general online community by OWL (Online Writing Lab) at Purdue University and Purdue University.

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The Grammar Handbook: Grammar Handbook at the Writers' Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. This Handbook explains and illustrates the basic grammatical rules concerning parts of speech, phrases, clauses, sentences and sentence elements, and common problems of usage.

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Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: A very good online tutorial to guide students through the writing process from coming up with an idea at the beginning right through to documenting the sources at the end.

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Common Errors in English: If you tend to confuse its and it's, their and there, fewer and less and the like, then this is the place to go. A very useful and fun site by Paul Brians.

 

Language and Style:

Elements of Style, by W. Strunk  
 

Online Writing Evaluation:

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Writery Cafe

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