English

Learn about tools and services that will improve your understanding of the English language including grammar, spelling, writing and reading skills.

Display Readability Levels in Google Search Results

You can now see the readability level of web pages in Google itself. To read a page that’s written in more simple English, click the search result that’s marked as “Basic reading level.”

Common Craft Website Gets a Makeover

Common Craft, a popular educational video site that is especially known for explaining technical stuff like Twitter, Blogs, RSS, Wikis, etc. in plain English, has just been revamped.

Adopt Lost Words to Bring Them Back From Extinction

Every year, hundreds of words are dropped from the dictionary to make room for new words. Lexicographers spend hours researching word usage and may drop words that have been completely neglected by the society.