3 Powerful Grammar Checker Tools to Enhance Students Writing Style | Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Exams are approaching and in Norway, students can use the internet while writing their exams in English year 2 and 3 in high school. That means teachers should prepare their students and equip them with the best tools available. Let’s face it. This is what you should do when you write professionally as well. It is not cheating, it is simply being smart!

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When it comes to contextual grammatical errors, built-in spell checkers won’t probably be of much help. Detecting grammatical mistakes entails a deep analysis of the syntactic structures making up a piece of text and analyzing them in the light of the local context (co-text) in which they figure. Only a few tools are equipped with the required algorithm to detect syntactic deviations in writing. In today’s post, we are sharing with you 3 popular Chrome extensions that will help you detect and correct grammatical errors in your written communications be it in an email, a social media post, or on a formal research paper. Besides grammatical error detection, they also offer other interesting features to enhance your writing style which includes, vocabulary suggestions, spell check, translation, synonyms, word definitions and many more.

1- Grammarly

Grammarly checks your spelling and grammar across different platforms on the web including your Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc. It can also ‘fix hundreds of complex grammatical errors, including subject-verb agreement, article use, and modifier placement, to name just a few.’ Grammarly premium offers more advanced features that include: vocabulary enhancement suggestions, detect plagiarism and get citation suggestions, suggestions for various writing styles and many more.

2- Grammar and Spelling Checker

Another good Chrome extension for checking your spelling and contextual grammar. It analyses sentence structures and vets your grammar to detect possible syntactic errors to work on. It also provides you with suggestions to rephrase and reword your writing and enhances your style. Its translation functionality allows you to translate your text between 400 languages, access various synonyms and definitions, and several other features.

3- language Tool

‘With this extension, you can check text with the freestyle and grammar checker LanguageTool. LanguageTool finds many errors that a simple spell checker cannot detect, like mixing up there/their, a/an, or repeating a word, and it can detect some grammar problems. It supports more than 25 languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Polish, and Russian.’

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