Resources: English as a Second Language

Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense
Festive Grammar: There's No Gift like the Present Tense

With Christmas approaching, it is time to unwrap one of the most useful gifts you will receive this year: a thorough knowledge of the present tense!

May vs. Might: One Guide to Rule Them All
May vs. Might: One Guide to Rule Them All

Knowing when to use may vs. might can be harder than trying to destroy the One Ring. These examples in the writing of Tolkien will help you use them correctly.

Precise Prepositions: Do YOU Know Which Word to Use?
Precise Prepositions: Do YOU Know Which Word to Use?

This quiz will test your knowledge of a tricky little part of speech—the preposition.

Are You an Ellipsis Junkie? Learn How to Use Ellipses Properly
Are You an Ellipsis Junkie? Learn How to Use Ellipses Properly

Learn how to use ellipses properly, and, more importantly, how to avoid overusing them.

3 Common Comma Mistakes
3 Common Comma Mistakes

Learn how to use commas properly by avoiding these common mistakes.

Twelve Words You Probably Have Wrong
Twelve Words You Probably Have Wrong

Commonly misused words that run rampant in the English language.

Marketing Fail: Three Ads That Have Failed in the Grammar Department
Marketing Fail: Three Ads That Have Failed in the Grammar Department

Big brands whose advertisements failed in the grammar department.

English Idioms: Blue Moons, Eyes and Apples, and Hot Potatoes
English Idioms: Blue Moons, Eyes and Apples, and Hot Potatoes

The editors (and pathological doodlers) of Scribendi present common English idioms for your entertainment.

The 5 Stages of Procrastination in Essay Writing
The 5 Stages of Procrastination in Essay Writing

Essay procrastination: we've all been there. Here are some tips to help you write (and finish) that essay!

Warning: Do Not Make These Four Common English Grammar Mistakes
Warning: Do Not Make These Four Common English Grammar Mistakes

Scribendi.com lists four common grammatical errors and explains how to avoid them.

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