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Writing: Style & Grammar

This Guide was created as a joint project of the Academic Resource Center and the William H. Hannon Library. It is being used here with permission from ARC.

Introduction to Style and Grammar

To brush up on your style and grammar skills, click on a topic in the left menu bar or by selecting a link below and read through the quick explanations. Then download a directed learning activity and test yourself. See if you can complete each exercise without looking back at the rules!

Style and Grammar


Article Usage for ESL Learners


Clarity: Get Rid of Nominalizations

Cohesion: Does my Paragraph Flow?

Commas and Colons


Confusing Words


Parallel Structure

Passive Voice

Quotation Marks

Run-on Sentences

Subject-Verb Agreement

Writing Mechanics