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English Language Learning: Writing and Grammar

Duke Writing Studio

The Duke Writing Studio offers students the chance to meet one-on-one with experienced tutors for help with writing. The Writing Studio also organizes a weekly conversation club for students who want to practice their English.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers a wealth of information on writing in English, including resources on:

Grammar Websites

Road to Grammar Quizzes, games and exercises focused on English grammar and vocabulary. Grammar website offering a grammar glossary, guides to irregular verbs and phrasal verbs, and tests and quizzes.

BBC English Grammar Challenge Weekly radio program focusing on difficult grammar structures.  Each program has charts, explanations and quizzes.

Academic Writing Websites

The Academic Phrasebank A large collection of helpful phrases that are frequently used in academic writing, from the University of Manchester.

Writing in North American Higher Education: A Primer for International Students A guide to writing in American colleges and universities, from the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

Your Librarian

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Linda Daniel
Duke University Libraries
233 Perkins Library
Phone: 919-660-5927