Useful Resources

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Grammar Bytes
Find everything grammar related here!

Guide to Grammar and Writing
Having trouble with grammar? This website gives detailed information on the most common writing errors and how to avoid them.

GrammarBook.com is your site for helpful rules, real-world examples, and FUN quizzes.

The Elements of Style
This resource gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

Grammar Rules 

Punctuation Rules



On this site, you'll find everything from lessons for learners to jobs for teachers, including fun pages like games, quizzes and chat - all free!

English Grammar Connection
These interactive online lessons help improve students' English grammar skills. Students receive constructive feedback throughout the exercises, and get a detailed end-of-round summary report after several questions have been completed.

English Idioms
An idiom is a phrase where the words together have a meaning that is different from the dictionary definitions of the individual words, which can make idioms hard for ESL students and learners to understand. Here, we provide a dictionary of 3,388 English idiomatic expressions with definitions.

English Irregular Verbs
A list of 211 common English irregular verbs, including their base form, past simple, past participle, 3rd person singular, and the present participle / gerund. Click on a verb to view extended information about it.

English Phrasal Verbs
Phrasal verbs are idiomatic expressions, combining verbs and prepositions to make new verbs whose meaning is often not obvious from the dictionary definitions of the individual words. They are widely used in both written and spoken English, and new ones are formed all the time as they are a flexible way of creating new terms.

ESL Student Resources
This site hosts a variety of resources for the ESL Student.


Cool Math

Bored with math? Confused by math? Hate math? Yeah, Coolmath can fix that. Totally dig math? Want to learn more math? Want to get ahead in math? Yep, Coolmath is here for that too!

Purple Math

Purplemath's algebra lessons are written with the student in mind. These lessons emphasize the practicalities rather than the technicalities, demonstrating dependable techniques, warning of likely "trick" questions, and pointing out common mistakes.

Study Guides

Study Guides, Tips and Tricks for College Students

Whether you have been studying for a long time or just starting college, it is almost certain that you will benefit from resources that offer guidance on developing sound study skills. This site offers resources in making sure that you know how to study effectively and efficiently.

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