I was recently editing a thesis written in English by a Turkish student. The layout, text, and ideas conveyed were very good. However, there were tons of grammar mistakes!
Most of us likely use Microsoft Word when creating a document. Microsoft Office products will help in editing (spell check and proofing )a document. As a default, spelling mistakes show up in red and grammar mistakes in green.
The issue with using the “review” tools by Microsoft is that the applications usually edit only one language at a time. Therefore, settings must be changed on your computer before creating the document. This is much easier than it sounds and is worth it, especially when writing a longer document such as a thesis!
Here is a link to Microsoft’s directions on how to change the necessary functionality in Microsoft applications and in Windows:
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