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Throughout this website, you’ve seen English Language Learning (ELL) Tips offered as notes along the way. This chapter collects those notes in one place, adding related advice for people who are new to the English language. English Languge Learners often face particular challenges as they move from speaking to writing in Standard English, and this chapter includes notes on such topics as these:

  • word order and meaning
  • splitting a verb in questions
  • verb tenses
  • choosing between active and passive participles
  • choosing between infinitives and gerunds
  • reported speech & indirect questions
Pages to be developed for this chapter:

1 Your writing
2 ELL advice
3 On verbs
4 On subjects
5 On modifiers
6 On verbals
7 On reported speech
8 On connectors
9 On other resources
10 Return to your writing

The first link on the left leads to the Writing page. The other pages are under development. For comments or questions, contact .