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Grammar and Writing Resources


Free resource to all Earlham students. Select the title for information about registering.

Grammar Bytes

An amusing site with interactive grammar exercises, as well as easy-to-access (though not the most comprehensive) lists of grammar rules.

 The Purdue OWL

A must to bookmark for any writing resource list: it's comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand. This online writing lab covers the basics of English grammar and usage, with examples of common mistakes.

UNC Writing Lab

While not terribly user-friendly to scan through, this site actually has some great resources for students looking to answer a broad range of questions, including basic grammar, when to use "I," gender-sensitive language, and help for writing specific types of papers for specific departments.

The Writing Center at GMU

George Mason University's Writing Center resource page is both extensive and friendly to use, and includes major-specific tips on writing.

The Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Another comprehensive site that is easy-to-use and friendly-looking. Also includes citation and general writing tips, as well as another helpful list of links for English as Second Language writers.

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