Grammar tips

November 28, 2022 Grammar

Linguix vs. Grammar Checking Benchmarking Analysis

The Linguix team has conveyed a series of benchmarking tests comparing the performance of the two popular grammar checkers, Linguix and*.  You can check our benchmarking against Grammarly here. To check these tools in action, we used two datasets of 1515 English sentences, part of which contained grammar mistakes and the rest of which […]

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September 14, 2022 Grammar

Linguix vs. Grammarly: the Results of Grammar Checking Benchmarking Analysis

The Linguix team has recently conducted benchmarking tests that evaluated the performance of the grammar checking software, Linguix and Grammarly.  For these purposes, we used two datasets containing 1515 sentences in English with both grammar mistakes and correct sentences. To be precise, there were several thousands of grammar mistakes to detect in total.  Below are […]

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August 31, 2022 Grammar

How Minor Writing Errors can Affect Career and Relationships: Stories from Linguix Users

Making mistakes is a necessary part of our lives. We learn from them and get invaluable experience. Sometimes, however, it goes too far, and we have to deal with the aftermath. But are consequences always that bad?  We’ve decided to ask our users and find out if their writing mistakes impacted their lives or careers […]

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May 10, 2022 Grammar

10 Mistakes When Crafting a LinkedIn Intro Message

When you’re seeking to expand your network on LinkedIn, there’s a temptation to submit connection requests “as is” in order to save time and effort. However, writing a personalized intro note can be of great help: according to LinkedIn’s stats, it increases the response rate by 30%! Moreover, a customized message can help you make […]

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April 27, 2022 Grammar

Why Students Struggle with Writing and Ways to Help Them

Proper grammar, punctuation, spelling and extensive vocabulary are all crucial components of writing.  Unfortunately, the grim statistics show that most high school students lack the proficiency in writing necessary to successfully complete a college-level English composition class. As a result, poor writing skills affect students’ performance and grades as well as lower chances to succeed […]

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March 30, 2022 Grammar

Mastering Adjective Order in English

Unlike languages with more loose word order, English is rather demanding on how several adjectives should be placed within a sentence. Even though putting adjectives in the wrong order probably won’t get you into much trouble, it’s still a matter of language proficiency, which can be crucial when taking exams or applying for a job […]

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January 14, 2022 Grammar

7 Myths About the English Language

At some point, you may believe that learning English isn’t for you and you won’t be able to master it. This mindset leads to loss of interest which in turn diminishes your abilities.  You’ll definitely encounter difficulties on your way to fluency in English, but it doesn’t mean you can’t learn it. Just look at […]

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January 12, 2022 Grammar

What is the Oxford Comma and When You Need It

The Oxford Dictionary defines the Oxford comma as “a comma used after the penultimate item in a list of three or more items, before ‘and’ or ‘or’.” Simply put, it’s the comma placed before the conjunction at the end of a list of things. For instance: I’d like to meet my colleagues, Kristen, and James. […]

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December 31, 2021 Grammar

5 Original Ways to Greet Xmas and Happy New Year

Each year, we all do this. Send generic Happy Holidays greetings because we’re either too busy or too tired to come up with something really touching or fresh. And who cares, anyway. Well, what’s the point in this ritual then if it’s lacking its very core—sincere wishes? Why not turn it into something meaningful? But […]

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July 8, 2021 Grammar

6 Useful Tools for Learning English

Hi there! Today I’d like to share with you a few helpful services and tools for learning English, which I tried myself (and still use some of them) – so I can safely recommend them. These tools will help you better speak, write and read in English, as well as find some pals for conversational […]

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