Resources: English as a Second Language

Flashback: What Scribendi Looked Like 20 Years Ago
Flashback: What Scribendi Looked Like 20 Years Ago

Take a look at the history of Scribendi and see the changes we have made in the last 20 years!

Is French Your First Language? Avoid These 5 Common English Errors
Is French Your First Language? Avoid These 5 Common English Errors

For French speakers trying to avoid common English errors, the similarities between the languages can be more of a stumbling block than the differences.

The Best Way to Learn a Language
The Best Way to Learn a Language

Mastering a language is important, but traditional methods do not always work. Learn how to achieve language fluency quickly with this article.

How to Use Expletives Effectively in Your Writing
How to Use Expletives Effectively in Your Writing

Now that you know where expletives come from and how to use them, it is time to learn how to incorporate them into your own writing.

How to Swear: Understanding the Grammar of the Top 7 Curse Words
How to Swear: Understanding the Grammar of the Top 7 Curse Words

Have you ever been called a potty mouth? Learn how to swear correctly by understanding the grammar behind your favorite four-letter words.

A History of Swearing and Censorship in Writing
A History of Swearing and Censorship in Writing

Think kids these days swear more than their predecessors? Think again! This history of swearing will show you how censorship has evolved over time.

The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words
The Etymology of the Top 7 Curse Words

Ever wonder where your favorite four-letter swear words came from? This post explains it all, so beware, as it contains explicit language.

Accept vs. Except: How to Avoid Confusing These Two Tricky Words
Accept vs. Except: How to Avoid Confusing These Two Tricky Words

Do you like any vegetable except capers? Should you accept that ugly sweater from your aunt? Learn when to use accept vs. except in this fun article.

44 Holiday Words Every English Learner Should Know
44 Holiday Words Every English Learner Should Know

The holidays are here, and for those who are new to English, the unique and archaic words that get tossed around can be confusing. Find out what they all mean with this helpful list!

How to Use Social Media to Improve Your English
How to Use Social Media to Improve Your English

Improve your English-language skills with the help of some of your favorite social media websites.