5 Tools to use when learning English as second language

English is the world’s 3rd most widely used language, most of our verbal and written communication uses English language. However, most of the users of English language use English as their second language just because it is taught in schools or used in work place. Besides, English language is very frequently used in our surroundings. 

For such people who use English language as their second language it is important that it should be ensured that grammatical mistake are not made. Moreover, mistakes in writing, syntax, grammar and punctuation should be avoided. Besides, everything that is written must be checked for errors prior to submission whether at school, workplace or online. 

Here are the 5 tools that must be used when English language is used as the second language: 

  1. Grammar Lookup: Grammar Lookup is an online, free to use and free from registration and sign up as well as easy to use proof reading tool that allows one to check their content for online grammatical mistakes. Grammar Lookup is available online and does not require registration. Click here to check grammar check GrammarLookup website; https://www.grammarlookup.com. Grammar Lookup is a sleek and simple website where there is a simple check box where the text can be entered to check for grammatical and punctuation mistakes. Moreover, Grammar Lookup also has word alternatives available for the words.
  2. Punctuation Check: Punctuation Check is a free and online accessible website for students that can help in making corrections of the punctuation mistakes that they make, that may become grammar mistakes in long term. It provides quick lessons on misspelled words, corrections on wrong placement of punctuation marks and grammatical mistakes. 
  3. WhiteSmokes: WhiteSmoke is a Grammar check tool that is available for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Safari, Opera, Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS. White Smokes corrects any grammar error that is made. Apart from the grammar correction, it gives easy to understand and clear explanations of the mistake. Unlike other grammar check tools, WhiteSmokes conatins a number of grammar told including Incomplete Sentences, Fragments, Run-On Sentences, Subject-Verb Disagreements, Double Negatives, Tense Shifts, Mechanical Mistakes Like Misspellings, Incorrect Punctuation, Capitalization, Dangling Modifiers, Sentence Units, Object Clauses, Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices, Missing Words and Fused Sentences.
  4. Ginger Software: Ginger Software is one of the best grammar checkers available on the internet. Ginger Software not only has a vast selection of tools available, such as proof reading tool, grammar check, punctuation check, spelling mistakes check, etc. Besides, Ginger Software is available on iOS, Android, Windows, Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Mac. Moreover, it can also be used as a replacement of the built in phone’s autocorrect.
  5. Grammar Bytes: Grammar Bytes is an effective English grammar learning tool that provides mini grammar lessons in interactive ways. After lessons, it also provides exercises, allowing you to test and check your skills. In case of wrong answers, it also provides easy to understand explanations of the mistakes for the students to understand.

Prateek Kulhari

Prateek is a business editor who writes about various topics such as technology, health and finance. At Pressly, he works along with the colourful folks that build a nation through tech startups. He is also a professional football player and video games enthusiast.

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