Exploring English

Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Exploring English by Greg Dixon is a website that attempts to explain essential English grammar points and style elements in simple, straightforward English that both adults and young learners can understand. Besides free English grammar lessons, there is a guide to differentiating between commonly misused words as well as reviews of books about English that ESL students may want to consult.

English grammar and style topics covered:

  • Parts of speech: adjectives, adverbs, comparative adjective, conjunctions, determiners, interjections, noun phrases, nouns, objects, prepositions, pronoun agreement, pronouns, proper noun, subjects
  • Verbs: auxiliary verbs, finite verbs, gerunds, infinitives, linking verbs, mood, number, participles, person, split infinitives, tense, transitive and intransitive verbs, verb agreement, verb conjugation, verb conjugation table, voice
  • Sentences: simple sentences, complex sentences, compound sentences, compound-complex sentences, sentence functions, quotations
  • Style: style overview, British and American spelling conventions, capitalization, elusive words, spelling, spelling tips
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