grammar checker online
This tool enables you to correct the most cumbersome mistakes, with a high degree of accuracy and speed, and to improve your written English.
When several corrections are possible, you are prompted to choose one of them. There are cases when mistakes are skipped in order to limit the display of warnings or when the suggested corrections are not perfectly adapted to the context. Therefore, we advise you not to rely exclusively on the results delivered by our tool and to review the text yourself after the correction. To improve your English spelling, you can also consult our online grammar module and our conjugator.
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Microsoft Word, for example, will run a basic spell check and will correct basic punctuation errors. But that’s as far as it goes. It doesn’t check for proper sentence structure and it doesn’t check context.
The software has been developed by leading English language experts to ensure that no grammar or punctuation rule has been ignored or misunderstood, no matter how tricky it might be.
The Ginger Spell Checker is a contextual spell checker which identifies the correction that best fits the meaning of the original sentence. When combined with the Ginger Grammar Checker, you can correct entire sentences in a single click. The same misused word will have a different correction based on the context:
The marble statue hed a big hed → The marble statue had a big head .
Six people lost their life in the accident → Six people lost their lives in the accident.
One of the best ways I have discovered to incorporate an online grammar checker into my ESL lessons for my non-fluent learners is to create a series of steps in a collaborative narrative writing project. Both my Actively Engaged on the Job and Actively Engaged at College textbooks involve collaborative narrative writing projects. Here’s how the project works. Students are placed in groups of 4-6. Each student creates a fictional character, describes him or her using the first person, and makes his or her character interact with the other students’ characters within the context of the shared story. Depending on the level, the characters live together as roommates (Actively Engaged at College) or work together as colleagues (Actively Engaged on the Job) within the collaborative narrative. Each week, I ask students to plan one episode of their story with the help of their groupmates. For homework, I ask them to write the current episode in the story, eliminate all avoidable errors using the Virtual Writing Tutor, and submit it to me for points. Writing that contains avoidable errors is penalized for not having applied the necessary revision strategies. The following week, I ask students to read what they wrote to their groupmates. I encourage them to use the VWT’s text-to-speech function to help them with their pronunciation. In this way, they get to practice a more target-like form of English in a meaningful and social way.
To check your vocabulary, click on the Vocabulary Checker button. The Virtual Writing Tutor will analyze your vocabulary using a range of vocabulary checker tools. Use the feedback to increase the sophistication of your word choice, to increase the number of words related to your field of study, or to eliminate clichés.