Video and Multimedia

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Active and Passive Voice
This video explains active and passive voice and provides a straightforward tip to check your sentences for passive voice.

“Word Crimes”
This educational parody of the song "Blurred Lines" goes over basic grammar and writing issues.

Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-on Sentences
This video gives an overview of how to identify and resolve sentence errors.


Who vs. Whom
Listen to Grammar Girl (and read along if you want, the transcript is provided) explain the difference between "who" and "whom."

Anxious or Eager
Listen to Mignon Fogarty (aka "Grammar Girl") explain the difference between "anxious" and "eager."


11 Tips for Editing Your Own Writing
This article addresses challenges for editing your own writing, and provides strategies.

A Case for Simple, Clear Language
This essay argues for simplicity in academic writing; however, the argument applies across numerous genres.