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ENG 122: Academic Writing: Russo (Fall 2019): Writing and Grammar Resources

General education course. Gianna Russo

Online Writing OWL

Grammar Resources

OTHER Grammar and Reference Websites

·         Bibliography:  (Merriam Webster dictionary)

·         Grammar Girl - Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, offers up a wealth of quick and dirty grammar tips for better writing. The tips are available in a blog and a free podcast, and readers can submit their own burning grammar questions.

·         Merriam-Webster - Merriam-Webster's online dictionary and thesaurus is easy to use and guaranteed accurate. Other site features include a Word of the Day, podcasts, word games and free downloads.

·         Chomp Chomp - This website provides 'grammar instruction with attitude.' The site's 'grammar bytes' include grammar rules, handouts, interactive exercises, videos and definitions to common grammar terms.

·         The Writer's Workshop - The Writers' Workshop (run by the Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) offers a free grammar handbook that explains basic grammatical rules. The handbook is easy to read, complete and accurate.

·         Daily Grammar - Nearly 500 grammar lessons and quizzes can be accessed for free on the Daily Grammar site. Other resources include workbooks and a glossary.

·         Guide to Grammar and Style - Jack Lynch's Guide to Grammar and Style is an indispensable resource for young writers. The guide explains grammar rules in detail and provides valuable usage suggestions.

·         Bartleby - This Internet publisher has a number of free books online that will help users master the rules of grammar. One book in particular worth checking out is The American Heritage Book of English Usage

·         Syntaxis - Syntaxis allows you to test your knowledge of grammar with this ten-question quiz. The questions change every time you take the quiz so users are sure to be challenged each time around.

·         The Big Q The center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University