Writing Tips contains concise observations on and examples of English grammar, usage and style problems encountered daily by writers. Writing Tips explains modern-day Canadian usage in a straightforward and uncluttered manner. The examples used to illustrate these language problems reflect Canadian society, past and present.
Writing Tips is only one part of TERMIUM®'s collection of writing and editing tools available in English or French.
Work on this site is ongoing, with new data being added to Writing Tips at regular intervals.
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Writing Tips: Available in English only.
Note, however, that you can access similar content in French in the Clefs du français pratique, one of the writing tools in the TERMIUM Plus® collection.
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