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NENG 231 Bridge to College English: Writing Resources

Writing Resources

Book cover of a book "Composition Pracitice".Grammar Resources
Check out Learn Learn American English Online, a multi-level grammar course with interactive exercises that give you immediate feedback. .The English Page is another good resource.

The Longman English Dictionary Online is a recommended dictionary as well as the Oxford English Dictionary.

The Visual Dictionary Online and Visual Thesaurus are useful dictionary tools as well.

The NTID ASL Video Dictionary is available free to the NTID community.

There are photo and picture/visual dictionaries available which are helpful for looking at vocabulary categories.

Writing Centers
Gallaudet University Writing Center -----Take a look at Essays and Words that Introduce Quotes and Paraphrases--use these different verbs for your essays-use 'strong' verbs for argument essays

Capital Community College Foundation Writing Resources

ESL Flow

Composition Books
Check out Linda Blanton multi-level composition books with essay examples. Each essay focuses on one grammar concept at a time.

Cause and Effect Essays

Cause/Effect essay explanation from OWLS 

Cause/Effect essay explanation from Gallaudet

Cause/Effect sample paper

Sample Outline for a cause/effect essay.

Cause/Effect template to help you organize your essay.


Classification Essays

Classification essay explanation from OWLS

Review the words used in this type of essay.

Definition Essays

Definition essay explanation from OWLS

Definition sample paper from OWLS

Definition essay explanation from Gallaudet

Definition essay from Capital Community College Foundation

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