What is Proofreading?
In many fields, proofreading is essential to ensure that all documentation is free from any errors,
including those related to grammar, spelling and formatting.
Before you submit any document to be published online, finalise your thesis,
apply for a job or have a document that is intended for a public audience,
it is imperative that the language used is of the highest quality.
Even if English is your first language, it is recommended that you employ the
services of a proofreader to optimise the standard of your work Proofreading is
an art, and an expert proofreader can detect even the slightest of mistakes in
your work or document to ensure it is error free. When analysing a document,
our proofreaders will generally check the following:
- - Readability of the text
- - Agreement between subject/verb
- - Unsuitable wording
- - Grammatical mistakes
- - Punctuation mistakes
Additionally, depending on the content of your document,
they will research certain terminology and concepts to ensure
consistency. Improvements will be made to the vocabulary used
to enhance the style of your writing, particularly with respect
to Academic texts. We will polish your paper to ensure that it
is of the highest standard and is error free.
All of our proofreaders are native English speakers and will
therefore improve the language of your document to that of a
How does it work?
After you submit your document to us using the form provided below,
we will review your request and advise the price based on the number of words.
If you have specific requests, please note them in the Message Box.
After we receive payment, one of our proofreaders will be tasked with
reviewing your document. We recommend that you submit your document in
Microsoft Word format as this will enable us to edit the text and show you
the changes we have made. However, we can also proofread documents submitted
in other formats. Accordingly, all changes will be tracked using the “Track Changes”
option in Word. If there are sections of the text that are unclear or require
further clarification, the proofreader will use the “Comments” functionality to
advise you of this. Upon completion, the fully proofread document will be
returned to you and the proofreader will make recommendations where appropriate.