Grammar and Writing Links

Here are some great websites to assist you with writing and grammar.

I have borrowed this information from Tim Pagaard's website - I think you'll find it useful.

Tim also has some grammar lessons on his site. Check it out at

On-line Writing Lab (OWL), Purdue University
You will never find a more useful site than this one, with everything from advice on mechanics and rhetoric to exercises for improving your skills to advice on conducting research. It also provides links to other useful sites. Whatever you are looking for you will find here... and much, much, more. I still can't believe it's free.

Guide to Grammar and Writing, Capital Community College
This comprehensive site offers information about grammar and usage and also advice on composition strategy. You may submit questions by e-mail regarding issues not covered in the site. Self-administered quizzes are available to test your mastery.

On-line English Grammar, Anthony Hughes
Find answers to your questions about grammar and usage in a Web-site organized conveniently by topic.

The Grammar Lady, Mary Newton Bruder
This is a remarkable Web-service. The Grammar Lady answers questions by e-mail and also maintains a toll-free telephone hotline: 800/279-9708, 9am-5pm ET.

Dr Grammar, Jim HiDuke, English professor at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls
Find answers to grammar and usage questions with which students often wrestle. Links are also provided to writing centers at universities across the nation that provide information on documentation, grammar, and writing styles

The English Department, Barbara Dieu, Lycee Pasteur, Sao Paulo, Brazil
In Ms Dieu's words, this site provides links to "lots of interesting and fun sites for you to surf through and practice your English."

Other Useful Resources

Dave's ESL Cafe
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Internet Public Library
Lingua Center Grammar Safari
Longman English Pages
The Reference Desk: Facts On-line
Roget's Thesaurus
Writers' Web, University of Richmond
Your dictionary, language dictionaries, thesaurus