Building Blocks of Writing: Vocabulary, Spelling and Grammar
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Vocabulary is the collection of words conveyed by a person or in writing in order to communicate with the reader or listener. The more words that you understand in your personal vocabulary, the more effectively you will comprehend what the speak or writer is intending to convey. The term “vocabulary” is sometimes used interchangeably with the term “lexicon”.
- Test Your Vocabulary
- Easy Ways to Improve and Expand Your Vocabulary: Seven Tips for Learning New Words
- 25 Ways to Improve Your Writing Vocabulary
- 10 Sure-Fire Strategies to Improve Your Vocabulary
- Word Up: How to Improve and Enlarge Your Vocabulary
- This Is How To Sound Smarter By Improving Your Vocabulary
- 16 Websites to Super Charge Your English Vocabulary
- Games to Build English Vocabulary Skills
By the time we have finished grade school, we know what spelling is, although we might not be able to define it. Wikipedia defines spelling as the “…interpretation of speech sound into writing”. You can’t proceed with improving your writing unless you start by knowing how to spell.
- Five Guidelines for Learning Spelling and Six Ways for Practicing Spelling
- How to Study Spelling Words
- Ten Tips for Better Spelling
- Spelling Tips: Tips for Reluctant Readers
- 20 Cool, New, Totally Fun Ways to Learn Spelling Words
- Tips and Techniques to Help You Spell Any Word
- Spelling: Tips and Tricks
- Spelling Lessons
- How to Improve Your English Spelling: 9 Easy Techniques
- Easy Online Spelling Practice and Games
- Top Five Spelling Tips and Tricks Posts
- 30 Memory Tricks to Help You Spell Words Correctly
Grammar specifies the rules for how to correctly construct a sentence. It covers subjects such as how to use commas, apostrophes and punctuation, as well subject-verb matching, run-on sentences and using the correct tense.
Guidelines and Tips
- Writing Complete, Grammatically Correct Sentences
- Grammar Tips
- 7 Tips to Improve Your Grammar Skills
- How to Improve Your Grammar as a Writer
- Daily Grammar: Instantly Check Your Grammar
- Improve Your Writing (is about grammar)
- Choose a Grammar Point
- Online Grammar Checker
- Free Grammar Checker
- Great Writing, Simplified (a grammar assistant)
- 10 Websites to Help Improve Your Grammar
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