Beginning Level ESL EFL Writing Help
This lesson focuses on learning how to write personal descriptions about yourself and others. The exercise provides tips to remember when writing personal descriptions.
Spelling Help: American - British
How to recognize (recognise?) the most common spelling differences between American and British English.
Spelling Help: Noun Plurals
Changing a noun from singular to plural is not always as easy as adding an -s to the noun. Find out the exceptions to the rules for spelling noun plurals.
Spelling Help: Verb Formation
There are a number of small changes that need to be made in the correct spelling of verbs ending with -y, -s, etc. Find out when to double consonants when to drop the -y, and more.
Here is a detailed guide to capitalization rules especially created for ESL students. Each rule contains a number of examples.
Basic Business Letters
A guide to the basics of writing business letters including common salutations, requests and an example letter. By your About.com ESL guide.
Using a Dictionary
Get the most out of your dictionary by understanding how to use it well. You can use your dictionary to find words, for meanings, for pronunciation, to check spellings, to understand explanations, to check spelling variations and more.
Beginning Writing - Short Writing Assignments
Ready to go short writing assignments for beginning level English learners. Toics include studies, hobbies, travel, likes and dislikes, application forms, brief job descriptions, recipes, etc.
Sentence Patterns - Basic English Sentence Patterns
This guide to sentence patterns discusses the six basic forms that English sentences commonly take. Each form is explained, and examples are given to help with understanding.
Writing Sentences for Beginners
Learn how to write sentences in English by using this step by step guide to four basic types of sentences.