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    Ismahan Noura is offline Newbie
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    How can I avoid mistakes ?

    Hello everyone,

    Can you please help me in avoiding mistakes in writing in English ?

    When I write essays , even when I write on the board , I make mistakes unconsciously , then, when I come back home, I realize that my mistakes are stupid !!
    I should clarify one thing: the mistakes that I make are like this for instance: Writting --- instead of writing. ( I either add or omit letters) is this bad ?
    So would you please help me , or at least advise me how may I avoid mistakes while writing ? I would be thankful.
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    If you can realise that they're mistakes, then leave some time before sending/publishing something to allow the correction mechanism to kick in.

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    Ismahan Noura is offline Newbie
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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    I am sorry but I could not really understand the meaning !

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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ismahan Noura View Post
    Hello everyone,

    Can you please help me in avoiding mistakes in writing in English ?

    When I write essays , even when I write on the board , I make mistakes unconsciously , then, when I come back home, I realize that my mistakes are stupid !!
    I should clarify one thing: the mistakes that I make are like this for instance: Writting --- instead of writing. ( I either add or omit letters) is this bad ?
    So would you please help me , or at least advise me how may I avoid mistakes while writing ? I would be thankful.
    Todol is tellling you to do the following -
    1. Write something
    2. Set it aside and do something else
    3. After some time, re-read what you have written
    4. Check each word for mistakes (this is called editing)
    5. Rewrite your text with corrections

    A. Do not put a space after a word before a punctuation mark - board, not board ,
    B. The most difficult part of writing is in the editing.
    C. Edit everything you write.

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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    Microsoft office word can correct my spelling and gramma mistakes. And I also check my sentence by google.

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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    Yes, it works Lyra_E, i agree, but that is not the exact way. No doubt, the instructions that Gillnetter provided need to be followed if someone want to become writer.

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    Re: How can I avoid mistakes ?

    Mistakes are usually unavoidable in writing because its in those mistakes that we make that we can be better...

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