Common Errors in English
Scroll down to “Go to list of errors” at the bottom of the page to see
a long list of commonly misused and misunderstood words and phrases,
from an English professor at Washington State University.
Dr. Grammar: Your Rx for Writing
From an English professor at the University of Northern Iowa, go to
Frequently Asked Questions. Also includes sections on word origins,
plagiarism and links to other resources about common grammar errors.
English Usage, Style &
From Bartleby.com, a collection of reference works including American
Heritage Book of English Usage, Strunk & White’s The Elements of
Style, Fowler’s King’s English and more.
Guide to Grammar and
From Capital Community College in Connecticut, this site offers tips,
explanations and examples about words, sentences, diagramming sentences,
paragraphs, essays, research papers and more.
Online Writing Lab: Adjective or Adverb?
From Purdue University, this site provides basic rules governing the
use of adjectives and adverbs and points out common mistakes in usage.
Parts of Speech
Explains eight parts of speech and these words can be used. From the
University of Ottawa.
Clear, easy-to-read explanations of grammar rules and writing tips for
Sentences, Paragraphs and Essays from professional writers for a Canadian
educational software developer.
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