What are the Most Common English Writing Errors?

Year upon year, Wordvice Editing Service receives tens of millions of words to edit from our academic and admissions editing clients. According to a 2016 study conducted by Wordvice (and a dataset of 9,000 papers and 12,000,000), the most common English writing errors are determiners, preposition use, and parallelism, among a few key others.

How did we conduct this experiment? We analyzed your writing patterns and habits (the good, bad, and the ugly), came up with a short list of the most common English language errors we found in your papers, and put them in this FREE downloadable report! So, click on the attachment link above to find out what your frequent mistakes were (in terms of spelling, grammar, and style) and how to fix them using our quick tips!

2016 Report on the most common writing errors made by our clients

Authors should note that, even after identifying and correcting these errors in their own work, they can still benefit from professional editing and proofreading from a reputable online editing service like Wordvice. Our over 500 editors have expertise in thousands of academic subdisciplines and years of editing experience. Before submitting your research paper or academic article to journal editors, be sure to get editing and proofreading from a true subject expert.

For more information about our services and resources on writing and writing, please visit our Academic Resources page.

Here’s to no more writing errors in 2020 and beyond!