Have trouble understanding grammar rules & punctuation? Checkout the first website to find lots of tips, videos, presentations, & practices to test your knowledge. The second website has hundreds of short, self-directed lessons about different grammar concepts with quizzes to test what you have mastered.
Not sure where to put that comma or semicolon? This link will give you comprehensive information about the punctuation rules you need to know.
Don't know how to use a word correctly or what it means? The first two links take you to websites that can be used as both a dictionary or a thesaurus, & the third link is a rhyming dictionary for your inner poet!
Want to improve your vocabulary? Try out these online quizzes. The last game may seem easy, but it gets harder!
Wish your writing was better? The first three links will give you guidance on how to improve your academic or essay style writing, & the last link provides a step by step guide to help you through the process of writing a basic essay.
Confused about how to write an MLA paper or a research paper? The first website gives most of the information you'll need to know about format, works cited page, & citation rules. Plus, it gives plenty of examples to make things more understandable. The second website is a PDF of the real deal: the actual, complete MLA Handbook. (This is pretty hefty stuff & not for the faint of heart!) The third website is a brief guide to the APA format in case you are assigned a paper in APA instead of MLA format. The last website is a step by step plan to help you survive the process of writing a research paper.
Want to take better notes? These websites vary from some basic tips to in-depth descriptions of different styles & formats.
Free Audio Books
Do you like to learn by listening? If so, these websites are for you! The first offers hundreds of books in an audio format, but all these books are in the US Public Domain, which means they must be old enough to no longer have copyright restrictions on them. The second has 630 audio books in various formats, all mostly "classics."
English as a Second Language
Are you studying English as a second or foreign language? The first website has lots of information, quizzes, practices, & audio activities to help you improve your English. The second has many online quizzes to help you practice & test your English skills.
Do you want to have fun & learn more about English? Try out these games!