Useful websites for English students

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Clarity and Style

Pick up run on sentences, comma splices, and overly long sentences, as well as improving clarity and style using Hemingway App 


While Turnitin is the industry leader in plagiarism detection, it is expensive. Free checkers are available but I recommend checking work in more than one to be thorough.  I use and You can also compare two texts at Most of these are just automated Google searchers.

Generally I avoid using because it’s always been quite painful to use in practice and it requires login.


There are many online bibliography generators but Cite This For Me is the best. I do encourage senior students to use Word’s referencing functions, however, to prepare them for university.