Writing

Welcome to EnglishClub Writing where you'll find writing lessons and resources for learners and teachers of English.

What is Writing? - A short description of writing

Alphabet - English alphabet from aA to zZ, in small and large letters, with font styles and alphabetical order

Using Capital Letters - In English, we do not use capital letters (large letters) very much. It is not correct or even polite to use a lot of capitals in English. But there are times when they are important.

Spelling Rules - The following rules can help you to decode the mysteries of English spelling. This section includes spelling variations between British English and American English.

Abbreviations

Learn the main types of abbreviation—shortenings, contractions, initialisms, acronyms—and how to write and say them.
Shortenings - Contractions - Acronyms

Punctuation

Punctuation is the system of symbols (. , ! - : etc) that we use to separate sentences and parts of sentences, and to make their meaning clear. Here are the punctuation marks that we use in English.
What - Punctuation Marks - Styles

Type

Writing that you see in a book or on a computer screen is called "type".
Italics - Bold

Plagiarism

And how to avoid it! Plagiarism is an illegal form of copying. It means taking another person's work (without asking) and calling it your own.
Citation - Notes - Vocab
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Sentence Variety
How to avoid writing boring sentences that all seem the same

Peer Editing
Why you need a friend to help you check your own writing - and how s/he can do it

Six Common Mistakes in ESL Writing and how to avoid them

Writing Prompts
Practise various aspects of written English with prompts designed specially for English learners.

Creative Writing Forum
Add your own written work or read what other English learners are writing.

What is written without effort is read without pleasure.Samuel Johnson