Improve your English skills

If you are interested in learning and/or improving your writing skills, read this short article:

How to Use English Punctuation Correctly

Do you know that such phrases as “Would you please send us a duplicate copy of that invoice” and “Are you kidding me” do not end with question marks? If you don’t, read this article:

How to Use Question Marks Correctly

Here are several other articles that I also found helpful:

How to Correctly Capitalize and Punctuate
How to Use Generic Pronouns

How to Use Apostrophes
How to Avoid Colloquial (Informal) Writing
10 Rules for Writing Numbers and Numerals
That vs. Which

This Web-based tool can help you find clichés in your writing:

Cliché Finder

The following Web site is a great resource of writing tips:

Daily Writing Tips

If you are learning English (or know someone who is learning English), this article provides several good recommendations:

How to Learn English
English Language Difficulties

English learners who are struggling to understand regular TV and radio news, may like online news reports offered by Voice of America. They provide both the videocasts and transcripts, and their reporters speak slo-o-owly:

Voice of America: News

Here is a classic reference book which is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer:

The Elements of Style

To build expand your English dictionary and help feed the hungry, try the online game:

Free Rice


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