Links to Grammatical or Literate Websites:

 

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Grammar Links

Common Errors In English The title says it all. A wealth of information on common mistakes in English grammar. We recommend this site. 

Judy Vorfeld's WEBGRAMMAR  Contains common English grammar problems and a lexicon of grammar.

Variety in Sentence Structure  Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL).

Hypergrammar - University of Ottawa  An English grammar reference divided by topic.

Technical Writing by Dr. Ronald B. Standler.

Strunk's Elements of Style. The basics on grammar rules.

Guide to Grammar and Writing  Dedicated to the memory of Dr. Charles Darling - English courses at Capital Community College and for the general online public.

English Grammar   Grammar lessons, exercises, and rules for everyday use. A good deal of content including PDF grammar lessons and NO advertising, just like this site.

Wilton's Etymology Page   www.wordorigins.org  Etymology is the study of word origins. It is not the study of insects; that is entomology. Where words come from is a fascinating subject, full of folklore and historical lessons.

Guide to Grammar and Style By Jack Lynch These notes are a miscellany of grammatical rules and explanations .

Grammarian Pro Software Support
Support for the MAC GRAMMARIAN PRO   software.

 

References, Dictionaries, Thesauri

Wiktionary   Wiktionary, the free dictionary, millions of entries with English definitions from over 400 languages.

What is COPYLEFT? GNU Operating System

ASCII Characters for Windows Operating Systems  Look up how to insert a Ç or a ç or other characters. Generated from a manual on MS/DOS 5.0 with links to other character maps.

Internet Public Libraray The site is hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology, and a consortium of colleges and universities.

The WWW Virtual Library   A good source of English and other language references such as standard dictionaries, thesauri, rhyming dictionaries, quotations, and abbreviations. 

Getty Thesaurus of Geographical Names Do you need to find your coordinates? This site may have them.

 A Glossary of Literary Terms   by Robert Harris.

www.yourdictionary.com  A host of services, some commercial, some free.

Biotech's Life Science Dictionary From the University of Texas.

GENOME Glossary    A glossary of genetic terms - helps people without scientific backgrounds understand the terms and concepts used in genetic research.

Getty Research Library  An overview of the Getty resources available online.

Wiktionary   Wiktionary, the free dictionary, 2,209,670 entries with English definitions from over 400 languages.

United States Copyright Office -   Library of Congress.

Online Catalog - Library of Congress -   It starts with a FAQ page from which you can access several search methods.

International System of Units from NIST   United States National Institute of Standards and Technology. 

BIPM INTERNET Bureau International des Poids et Mesures - International Bureau of Weights and Measures (in French and English).

French Grammar Central Hundreds of links for the French language. Naturally, you'll need to understand French to use the links but the site is cataloged in English. University of Tennessee.

 LEO  German <-> English Technical Dictionary An Online Service by Informatik der Technischen Universität München

WordNet  a lexical database for the English language.

Jim Breen's WWWJDIC Server  If you wish to find a KANJI character or other Japanese characters, this is the place. Read the introduction and setup before proceeding.

Urban Dictionary  is a slang dictionary with your definitions. Define your world. (The blurb is from the website, it is not good grammar.)

S9.COM  Biographical Dictionary

Plumb Design Visual Thesaurus  This commercial site has an eye opening approach to the visual display of the relationships between word definitions.

Bartleby Great Books Online  Bartelby.com, many good links found here, poetry, usage, quotations and more.

Monty Python Dictionary   Definitions of terms used in the works of Monty Python.

 

Composition, Editorials, and Miscellany

Bill Walsh's "The Slot" A Spot for Copy Editors Witty and just good reading with a newsroom slant.

Atlantic Monthly's Word Police  Do you have what it takes to be a Word Police Officer?"

NCTE - National Council of Teachers of English A resource for English teachers in America.

 Literate Software - AcrossLITE - Crossword Software

A Guide to Writing for College by Veritas Prep. A commercial college prep site with useful links from other college sites.

 

Courses and Exercises

Nonstopenglish.com  is a FREE English as a Second language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) activity website. You can practice English language with our online interactive exercises. (quote from web site)

Grammar Slammer  contains the rules and tips you need to write your best and make yourself clear. Grammar Slammer uses the familiar Help file format to make it easy to find what you are looking for.

Daily Grammar  An online English grammar study course.

Masters in ESL  While offering an online guide to obtaining an ESL certificate, it also has this guide to learning and teaching English as a Second Language.

   

Texts, Reviews, and Mythology

New York Review of Books  One of the best literary periodicals with a definite liberal slant but great reading!

 Irish Literature, Mythology, Folklore, and Drama including Irish periodicals, theater, fine arts and even food.

Science News Online

Germanic Myths, Legends, and Sagas

Lake Superior State University Banished Words List

Bulfinch's Mythology - Thomas Bulfinch

 Welcome to Wikipedia

The Encyclopedia Mythica - Mythology, folklore, and legend.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The University of Adelaide Library eBooks An amazing collection of over 1,000 electronic titles, including many classics.

 

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