David Crystal’s website, containing details of his books, articles, and other materials, along with some biodata.
The English Project
The English Project promotes awareness and understanding of the unfolding global story of the English language in all its varieties.
Trask’s Guide to Punctuation
The web version of the ‘Penguin Guide to Punctuation’ by the late R L Trask.
The Internet Grammar of English
An online course in English grammar written primarily for university undergraduates, published by Univerity College, London.
Quality books for learners and users of English
The site allows a search for any word or phrase in Shakespeare’s works, and in particular to find all instances of all words that can pose a difficulty to the modern reader. Compiled by David and Ben Crystal.
World Wide Words
Michael Quinion writes on international English from a British viewpoint.
Singular ‘they’, ‘their’, ‘them’, ‘themselves’
Jane Austen and other famous authors violate what everyone learned in their English class.
A Short Overview of English Syntax
A summary by Rodney Huddleston, based on ‘The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language’, of which he was joint author.
Resources for English as a second language online.