Take the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge

Levels range from tricky to fiendish, so there is something to test everyone, whether you're a spelling aficionado or looking to improve your skills.


Oxford Dictionaries Apostrophe Challenge

Do you always know where to put apostrophes? Take our Apostrophe Challenge quiz to find out.

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10 tips to improve your writing


We’ve recently uploaded many writing tips for different types of writing to, from crafting your CV…

‘Who’ or ‘whom’?

There’s an ongoing debate in English about when you should use ‘who’ and when to use ‘whom’. Find out how to get it right.


Inverted commas

Single or double? Here are some rules.

Split infinitives

To split or not to split? We have the answer.


Get to grips with grammar

If you find grammatical terms confusing or hard to remember, this glossary of essential terms and clear definitions will help you.

Quote of the week

“A man will turn over half a library to make one book.”

Samuel Johnson


English poet, critic, and lexicographer