Research shows that readers tend to be bothered most by the following errors:
On the other hand, readers tend to be less bothered by the following types of errors:
While these are common errors, the list goes on and on. It is important to identify grammatical errors in your writing that stand out the most to readers. One way to do this—and learn how to fix them, too—is to visit the Writing Center, where a tutor will read through the paper with you and help you to spot and correct errors.
The Kathleen Jones White Writing Center provides tutoring services, workshops, and writing resources.
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