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Grammar

Shows a quick chart to help determine which article to use in different contexts and has other hints and examples to help further explain.
This is a blog described as: "Your friendly guide to the world of grammar, punctuation, usage, and fun developments in the English language...
This handout covers several ways to improve your sentences in your papers so that they are more descriptive while also being less wordy.
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Explanation of the preposition "of" including its different uses and lots of example sentences. 
Easy to use quizzes that cover articles, conjunctions, reading comprehension, plurals, prepositions, pronouns, sentence structure, verbs,...
This page describes some issues that you might have with matching the subject of the sentence to the verb of the sentence and how to...
This is a quick reference guide for some of the most common sentence-level errors people make on their papers. You can use it as a guide to...
Description of how to choose which article to use. Has examples and is somewhat visual, but is a little long to read. 
This resource defines acitve and passive voice, gives examples of each, and describes how to choose between them.
Basic rules of capitalization with some specifications of when these rules change for different styles.
This handout gives you methods and examples of how to convert your paper to third person. (Take out "I," "you," and "we" from your paper).
This handout has several techniques to help you take out to be verbs from your writing.
This page names each verb tense in English and gives examples of them. It also describes in more detail the perfect tenses.
Words all carry their own definitions and connotations. They can make up many different parts of a sentence based on placement and function...
This handout describes the different types of modifier errors that you might make in your paper with examples of each type. It then...