Being a freelance transcriptionist requires more than just quick fingers on the keyboard. You need to have a good listening ear and a great grasp on grammar and punctuation. For many of us, it’s been many years since we had any type of grammar lesson.
I have provided information on some of the most commonly used punctuation and grammar rules, including A Little Guide To Apostrophies, and Rules For Using Commas. After you’ve brushed up on your grammar and punctuation rules, test yourself to see how much you really do know.
The Guide to Grammar and Writing Website has a gigantic list of interactive quizzes. This is a site with 174 free grammar and punctuation exercises and tests of varying difficulty. This is a site worthy of a bookmark.
About.com is another site with a list of links to free grammar quizzes.
Grammar-Monster is chock full of grammar and punctuation rules and quizzes to test your knowledge. They even have a section of easily confused words like affect and effect, and a list of abbreviations.
UsingEnglish.com has a selection of 266 free English language quizzes covering grammar, usage and vocabulary for beginner and intermediate level English students. Simply answer all of the questions in the quiz and press submit to see your score and other statistics.