The Writing Center

Writing Resources

The Author's Note (PDF)

Evergreen-Specific Writing

Stages of the Writing Process


Science Writing


English Language Learners (ELL)

The best way to learn is to practice grammar on your own. Each of these links takes you to a page where you can choose the grammar area in which you want additional practice. Try practicing the same grammatical rule on each of the sites over the course of a week, focusing on a different rule each week.

  • - Learn English (ESL) Online
    • This comprehensive website offers quizzes, handouts, activities, and more for both learners and teachers of English.
  • ESL Quizzes
    • This site provides several quizzes on different grammar rules. Simply click the link and take the quiz. Also available on another area of the site are whole texts of various works of literature, accessible by clicking "ESL Reading Library" on the main page.
  • The Grammar Aquarium: EFL/ESL Grammar Notes and Exercises
    • This link provides many quizzes for ELL students and you can either take the quiz online or print the questions out so you can write on it. Along with many of the quizzes the site provides links to notes on the grammatical area you're practicing.
  • Grammar
    • This site has tons of quizzes which are divided by level of English proficiency. A student may have to search for a bit, but the abundance of quizzes on various subjects makes this a great resource. The link provided takes you to the "Grammar" area, and from there you can either take quizzes or do exercises.


On writing effective titles: That Feeling of Entitlement (PDF)

Creative writing: Using Metaphors in Creative Writing (Purdue OWL)