Welcome to ARIES

ARIES was developed at the University of Glasgow by Christian Kay, Professor of English Language, and Jean Anderson, Resource Development Officer, with programming by Ann Gow and David Scotson. The current version has been prepared by Brian Aitken.

ARIES is designed to help you achieve competence in written style by improving your skills in punctuation and spelling. It consists of a set of self-contained units each focusing on a problem area through a mixture of explanation and interactive exercises. For those who would also like to improve their knowledge of grammar, key parts of some units are offered at two levels, one giving explanations in everyday English and the other using appropriate linguistic terminology.

The main parts of ARIES are: