If you think your grammar's no good, you can do something about it. Don't just ignore it - because everything you write gives an impression about you to the people who read it. When you are texting a friend it probably doesn't matter because they know you already but what about your blog, emails at work, articles about the subjects you are an expert in, anything that goes on the web... most of all, your CV. Your reputation is affected by the way you write.
1. Keep your sentences short - a line and a half of a normal page on average. For detail on how to check this, read my blog on the subject.
2. Read through EVERYTHING you write, imagining that you had never seen these words before and make sure they make sense.
3. Look at what the spell-checker (red wiggly lines) says and correct anything that you have mistyped in your hurry. It is very useful for spotting "finger trouble" - for example when you type "comapny" when you meant "company". Never change anything if you don't understand why.
4. Do the same with the grammar checker (green wiggly lines).
5. If the spelling and grammar checker tell you things you don't understand, referring to "passive" and "fragment" for example - Grammar to Go is the source of answers to these questions. If you don't find it, email it and we will send you a personal answer.
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