Features

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Members can check 3000 words at a time, save text and feedback, translate feedback into 70 languages, create hypertext narratives and essay outlines, send PDFs with voice recordings, track errors, play error correction games, post essays to forums for additional feedback, with more features on their way. Features Non-member *Signed-in Member  Price  Ad-supported Ad-supported, zero

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Target Structure Checker

Target Structures Optimal second language pedagogy involves a repeating exchange of meaningful messages with a focus on target structures. That is to say that teachers should provide learners with opportunities to create sentences, paragraphs, stories, essays, blog posts, articles or reports that are meaningful to the learner. They should express those messages to other learners,

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Word Counter

How to Use the Word Counter on the Virtual Writing Tutor When you want to know how many words are in a particular text, paste the text into the text area and click the “Count Words” button. The system will count your words and sentences, and calculate your average sentence length. The text you enter

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Get Help from the Community on the Grammar Checker Forum

New Grammar Checker Forum The Virtual Writing Tutor has added a community forum to its free grammar checker. Post your text, tell the community what kind of help you need, and benefit from the free proofreading service that the community can provide. You can get help with your grammar, spelling, punctuation, and structure.  It costs nothing

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Paraphrase Checker

Students sometimes inadvertently plagiarize because they don’t know how to paraphrase. To remedy this gap in their learning, I created a paraphrase checker for the Virtual Writing Tutor. The concept is simple. The system shows you which words are the same and need to be paraphrased. This feature is very useful for students and for blog

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Numbered Diagram of Virtual Writing Tutor Features

  Feature List (The numbers below correspond to the numbers on the image above.) Click on the logo to return to the main page. Update your password, newsletter subscription status. Create a free account and login. For added convenience, you stay logged in until you logout. Use speech recognition for hands free operation or to

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Hypertext Narrative Creator and Grammar Checker

Have you ever read a choose-your-own-adventure story? A hypertext narrative is a branching story just like that but online with hyperlinks. The reader reads a section of the story and then chooses how the story should progress by clicking on a link. You can create your own hypertext story using the Virtual Writing Tutor Hypertext

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Switch Layouts of the Grammar Checker

The default layout displays feedback on the errors detected by the grammar checker below your submitted text. This was a pedagogical choice. The idea is that learners must try to remember the feedback long enough to scroll up to the text area and make to the correction. Some users have requested that their text and the

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Check Spelling and Grammar

Anyone can check spelling and grammar for free. Non-members can check 500 words. Members can check up to 3000 words at once. Membership is 100% free and comes with many additional benefits. How to check spelling and grammar   Please follow and like us:

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