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Guide to Academic Writing...
Resources for Non-English Speakers
For international students, student services has tutors who can help you with your English grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Listed below are additional resources for help:
MI Library's Guide to the International Phonetic Alphabet
IPA can help you notate sounds when learning or singing in another language so that your pronunciation is flawless.
Macmillan Online Dictionary
Provides definitions, pronunciation (written and recorded), and sample uses of vocabulary in American English.
An online thesaurus to find synonyms for various vocabulary.
LAPL Learning English Guide
A guide to English Literacy and Language from the Los Angeles Public Library.
BBC's Learning English Youtube Channel
Learn how to speak English with the BBC. Every day we have a new video to help you learn the English language. We also produce regular 'extra' videos across the week so come back every day to see what's new.
English Grammar 101
Learn more about the English language and improve your writing with our online grammar lessons. Select from any of the modules to start an engaging and easy-to-follow exercise.
Spending too much time trying to find the perfect language, tone, or style to phrase your ideas? We get it. Ginger is more than a grammar checker, spell checker, and punctuation checker. Ginger is an all-in-one writing tool that includes Rephrase to empower you to write your best in ways that traditional online grammar checkers can’t. Just enter your sentence and our AI will provide reliable and useful alternatives: a bit shorter, a tad longer, more formal, direct, or creative.
An AI-powered grammar editor that can give spelling and grammar suggestions for your writing via an app. There is also an online plagiarism checker, grammar checker, and essay checker.
Will show what grade level your writing is at and give explicit examples of how to improve it. Copy and paste your paper into here to get editing suggestions! A desktop app is also available.
Scribens corrects over 250 types of common grammar and spelling mistakes, including verbs, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, homonyms, punctuation, typography, and more. Online corrections are included with explanations in order to help the user progress his or her English writing skills.
Writer's Free Online Proofreader Tool
Use Writer’s free online editor to proofread your writing for errors in style, word choice, tone, grammar, spelling, and more.
Plagiarism Avoidance Tools
Still Need Help?
If you are still having problems, you can email email@example.com or contact the Librarian to get help proofreading your essays and getting writing assistance.
See the tab on Resources for More Information for books, eBooks, sample papers, and more for additional guidance.