Useful websites for self-study (Writing)

Use the following websites to revise what you have learnt in the classroom and to improve your overall writing skills:

  1. Deakin Student Learning
  2. TLS Student Learning: General study skills, academic essay writing & exam techniques
  3. The Writing Centre: This site will help you with writing introductions and conclusions. Examples are also provided.
  4. Paradigm Online Writing Assistant: An interactive online writing tutorial.
  5. A Guide to Grammar and Writing: With over 400 references related to grammar and writing, you might find your answer here!
  6. Report Writing 2:
  7. The structure of a Sentence:
  8. Simple Sentences
  9. Communication strategies for Scientists and Engineers
  10. Academic literacy site
  11. provides templates and tools for creating comics.
  12. Plain English at Work: a guide to help organisations develop English documents.
  13. Purdue University Online Writing Lab: An excellent writing resource on the web.
  14. Yes English Guide to Punctuation: tutorial covering all aspects of this subject.
  15. Annotated Sample Essay: This annotated essay is suitable for UP students and identifies what makes a good essay.
  16. Essay Writing: This has a good guide to writing an essay of 250-600 words.  It uses the 5 paragraph structure and is useful for Elicos 1 – UP2 and IELTS.
  17. Online Writing Support: Another excellent resource for helping you with academic and general writing is from Towson University.  The site is suitable for UP students and the grammar is also suitable for EL1.
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