Helpful Sites

The following are sites that your instructor has found which may be helpful to you. Please let the instructor know immediately if any of the site addresses are no longer valid.

Grammar and Style Links

Dictionaries:

One Look Dictionaries
http://www.onelook.com

Hypertext Webster
http://c.gp.cs.cmu.edu:5103/prog/webster

MerriamWebster
http://www.m-w.com/dictionary

Thesaurus
http://web.cs.city.ac.uk/text/roget/thesaurus.htm/

EnglishForeign language dictionaries
http://copper.ucs.indiana.edu/~Ineff/fordict.html
or http://www.public.iastate.edu/~pedro/dictionaries.html

Grammar Rules

An elementary grammar
http://www.hiway.co.uk/~ei/intro.html
an online grammar rule book arranged in 24 sections by the parts of speech

A Guide to grammar and writing
http://webster.commnet.edu/HP/pages/darling/grammar.htm
includes searches and computer graded quizzes. The information is presented clearly and covers topics likely to be useful to ESL student writers.

Grammar Tips
gopher://gopher.bgsu.edu/11/Departments/write

An online English Grammer
http://www.edunet.com/english/grammar/toc.html

http://www.english.upenn.edu/~jlynch/grammar.html

Purdue University online writing lab (grammar rules and worksheets)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/by-topic.html

ESL SlTES:

Dave's ESL Cafe
http://www.pacificnet.net/~sperling/links.html

Purdue's ESL site
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ESL-student.html

Learning English on the WEB
http://www.lang.uiuc.edu/r-lis/esl/

Style:

Basic Prose Style and Mechanics
http://www.rpi.edu/dept/blc/writecenter/web/text/proseman.html

StrunkWhite (Less recommended for ESL, but it is the standard classic for teaching style in writing.)
http://www.cc.columbia.edu/acis/bartleby/strunk

Advice on writing a narrative essay (as in Unit One)
http://fur.rscc.cc.tn.us/OWL/Narration.html

Writing the Personal Statement (as in Unit One)
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/Files/115.html

More GRAMMAR / STYLE / WRITING Help links

Help finding a topic
http://webware.princeton.edu/Writing/wc4b.htm

Help writing a Narrative Essay (unit One)
http://leo.stcloud.msus.edu/acadwrite/narrative.html

Help writing a Process Analysis Essay (unit three)
http://leo.stcloud.msus.edu/acadwrite/process.html

Help writing arguments and proposals (unit four and five)
http://fur.rscc.cc.tn.us./OWL/Argumentation.html

Peer Editing Guide
http://www.urich.edu/~writing/peeredit.html

Editing and Proofreading for sentence errors
http://leo.stcloud.msus.edu/acadwrite/editing.html


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