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If you're learning English as a second language, you'll want to check out this website!

This site specializes in English as a second language (ESL). It offers a wide range of resources for students and teachers of English. Check out the glossary of English grammar terms. Browse the A-to-Z list of idioms. Explore the list of irregular verbs. There are even tools to check a word's grammar and usage.

If you’re preparing for college admissions, don't miss the essay writing samples (college admission essays, scholarship essays, graduate school essays).

The site also includes a list of articles on English usage -- grammar, spelling and punctuation. Other articles offer practical advice to students and teachers.

With over 270 English language quizzes, you can test your grammar, usage and vocabulary.


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