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Finally! Working with the student


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Teaching Guide: Error Pattern Analysis

This guide addresses error pattern analysis to help students with editing and proofreading their own papers. Most often, you'll use this technique with speakers/writers of English as a second language, but you can use the techniques with any students who have multiple errors in a paper they need to edit. Depending on the student (native speaker or non-native speaker, experienced or inexperienced writer), you'll need to adapt how you use the results of your analysis.

The analysis itself is fairly straightforward and falls into distinct stages:

Finally! Working with the student