About this blog

Nicholas Walker, creator of the Virtual Writing Tutor

Nicholas Walker, creator of the Virtual Writing Tutor

The Virtual Writing Tutor is a free online grammar checker for second language learners. This blog is a collection of random articles about this website, about pedagogy, grammar, and about me.

  1. Visit the About page to find out about me, Nicholas Walker, where I work, the history of the Virtual Writing Tutor, and my goal for this project.
  2. Read about the new features I have recently developed for the Virtual Writing Tutor and features I am working on for the near future.
  3. Check out some of the big ideas in research that fascinate me and inspire me as an English Second Language college teacher.
  4. Learn how to correct common errors with my collection of free grammar lessons and practice activities.
  5. Find out about how grammar checkers in general, how they work, and why teachers should care.
  6. Download free ESL activities and lessons that I have created for my ESL textbooks.
  7. Buy products that help to keep the Virtual Writing Tutor 100% free, forever.