Let’s talk about how important it really is to take the time to carefully read your essay and to go through the revising and editing stages of writing. First, read this article on Typos, Grammatical Errors and Spelling Mistakes for some examples of major errors that made it past any proofreading and into publication.
Then, check out Grammar Glitch Central, which collects examples of grammatical errors that have made it into print.
- Pick one example to discuss and explain what the error was and how it could be fixed.
- Next, address how you think this reflects on the company or the writer who published the ad or article.
- Finally, discuss whether you do the revision and proofreading stages when you compose a written project for work or school, and if you see yourself using it in the future.