Help With English Grammar & Vocabulary
Struggling to understand the structure of a sentence or paragraph? Or rhythm and meter in poetry? Or, how about techniques for memorizing vocabulary lists? Understanding the various components of English grammar? Onomatopoeia?
English can be a challenging and complex subject to study. Who better to help you understand it than teachers and people crazy enough to major in English or Journalism at college? You’ll find hundreds of articles at Bright Hub Education designed to help you with your English homework, all written and edited by English teachers and professional freelance writers and editors.
- Glossary of Poetry Terms and Tools
Do you know what your English teacher is talking about? It's time to find out! Browse this glossary of poetic terms and devices to better understand your next English class or ace a poetry or literature analysis.
- Summary of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"
Poe's "The Raven" is not only an American classic, it's a favorite of high school students around the world, as well as their teachers. That being said, it's still poetry and therefore can be difficult to understand. Read this summary to review the contents and get a better understanding.
- A Quiz to Help Students Learn About Plagiarism
How much do you know about plagiarism? Do you know how to properly cite your sources so you don't caught plagiarizing? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.
- Complete Study Guide to Figurative Language
If similes, metaphors, hyperbole and other non-literal uses of language leave your head spinning, this study guide can help you. Because figurative language can express meaning on deeper, richer levels than literal text, you will enrich your experience of texts as a reader — and as a student.
- English Grammar: What's in a Sentence?
Need to brush up your grammar? Teach ESL? Have a grammar quiz? Confused by language terminology? This list of 44 articles gives a reference point to start your research into the complexities of English grammar and parts of speech.
- Are You a Bookworm? Take This Quiz and Test Your English Literature Terminology Knowledge
Think you're an expert on how the masters craft their masterpieces? Prove it.
- Are You a Vocabulary Virtuoso or Definition Doomed? Take the Test!
Think you're a smooth talker? Take this vocabulary quiz and find out if you are a word wizard or if you need more practice connecting words with their definitions.
- Master the Eight Parts of Speech With This Study Guide
The parts of speech are taught in every grade. So why do so many students not know or understand them? It's because the parts of speech are only learned by those who are motivated to do so. You're here, in fact, because something has motivated you. Congratulations!
- A Goulash of Language: English with Hungarian Roots
English words have roots that travel all the way to the tiny country of Hungary, a land of beautiful terrain, spirited horses and toe-tapping music. Peruse a list of English words of Hungarian origin, and you will learn a bit about the culture from whence they came.