Standard Written English

In academic writing and workplace writing, writers and speakers are expected to follow the conventions of Standard Written English.

Native writers and speakers tend to have tacit knowledge of Standard Written English and Standard Spoken English.

The textual attributes of Standard Written English are constantly evolving. Presently, the small screen space of the iphone calls for smaller bits of discourse and the integration of video and design.



  1. Capitalization
  2. Punctuation
  3. Spelling

Modifiers, Modification

Parallelism, Parallel Structure, Parallel Construction.


  1. Parts of a Sentence
    1. Independent Clauses, Dependent Clauses & Phrases
    2. Subjects, Verbs, & Objects
  2. Sentence Errors
    1. Comma Splice
    2. Run-on Sentences
    3. Sentence Fragment
    4. Subject-Verb Agreement
  3. Sentence Patterns
  4. Sentence Structure
    1. Coordination & Subordination
  5. Sentence Types