(un)Enlightened English is a site created to teach various mechanics of writing while instilling humor and accessibility to the subject. Subjects can range from syntactical and grammatical structure, to facebook and forum posts. We write every day–we text, go to school, type business letters etc.–and this site will explore the various methods of writing and the social, linguistic, and emotional processes that can go along with them.
Kelly, the creator of (un)Enlightened English, is a recent college graduate who not only has a passion for writing, but a passion for helping others learn. As a tutor in her Alma Mater’s Writing Center, Kelly has tutored students of all backgrounds–from English majors to English as Second Language (ESL) students.
The Apostrophe Protection Society was started in 2001 by John Richards, now its Chairman, with the specific aim of preserving the correct use of this currently much abused punctuation mark in all forms of text written in the English language.
This web site is intended as a brief guide to English punctuation. The site isn't meant to be a comprehensive discussion of the history and future of punctuation marks or even a detailed study of correct punctuation as it's used (and abused) today. It's only here to offer a quick guide to the basics.
An interactive website for English language learners - interactive units and programs covering English grammar, writing, reading, listening, vocabulary, model paragraphs and essays. Includes online teachers, chat rooms, forums, opinion polls and feedback. Lots of interactive activities, quizzes, exercises and games.
Essay Info is for anyone who wants to write better, whether your aim is to get a better grade at school for your essay or to enjoy the writing process. It is intended mainly for college students but also can be useful for all of you in learning to write more clearly, gracefully, and efficiently. Includes academic writing, resume and cover letter writing, and making a presentation in class or at work.
Masses of help on all aspects of writing including getting started, organisation skills, writing for school, research papers, writing in a business or technical setting, writing to get a job and grammar help.
Help for learning and writing English. We have many different materials for English as a Second Language (ESL) students and teachers, which include resource pages, handouts, and exercises. You can also get printer-friendly and Adobe PDF versions of these handouts and exercises in our printer-friendly handouts section. You can also get a printer friendly web page or PDF version of each handout or exercise by clicking the links on each page. Over 60 other handouts and exercises concerning grammar are also available in our grammar handouts section.
You know what it's like, don't you? You sit down at your desk to write something, and you know exactly what you want to say, but somewhere, on the journey from the brain to the page, the message gets lost ...