Proofreading your Written Work

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Proofreading is the process of checking your written work for what are often referred to as surface errors. These are errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Your teachers will expect that the work you hand in does not contain any surface errors. Here are some guidelines for proofreading that will help you to identify and then correct these errors.

You most likely put a lot of effort into the content of your written work. Don`t negate this effort by losing points for surface errors.

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