ESOL grammar resources
A good English learner's dictionary is essential when writing assignments. The Cambridge learner's dictionary can be accessed at Cambridge Dictionary Online. Other useful sources for grammar and spelling are listed below.
Grammar resources on OWLL
Grammar and spelling
- American vs. British spelling
- Pronoun Reference
- Sentence fragments
- Sentence structure
- Subject-Verb Agreement
- Verb tense
- Strategies for improving spelling
- Parts of speech
Formatting and layout
Murphy, R. (2004). English grammar in use: A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English with answers (3rd ed.). Cambridge University Press. [Massey Library link]
Sinclair, J. et al. (Eds.). (2003). Collins Cobuild advanced learner's English dictionary (4th ed.). Collins. [Massey Library link]
Swan, M. (2005). Practical English usage (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. [Massey Library link]
Wong, L. (2002). Sentence essentials: A grammar guide. Houghton Mifflin. [Massey Library link]
Many more resources on grammar are available through Massey's Library.
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