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Proofreading

‘Proofreading is a critical part of the writing process that involves English experts scrutinizing a written document in order to identify and rectify grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary errors. Good writing always involves modification and revision, and proofreading is a fundamental part of this process. People need proofreaders in order to be sure that their work does not contain any mistakes’.

Task 1: read the following hints

Hints for successful proofreading:

Task 2: watch the following video clip and answer the following question

 Following question:

Task 3: read through the following text and underline any type of mistake (grammatical, speeling, structure, or meaning) and then compare yours to other colleagues. Click on the following link to view the text:
proofreading text

Task 4: click on the following link to work in pairs on a proofreading exercise :

Proofreading

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