Tuesday, March 8, 2022

WordTune Helps You Quickly Revise Your Writing

WordTune is a tool that I wrote about last year when it launched as a Chrome extension. It is still available as a Chrome extension and is now also available as a Microsoft Word add-in. 

Both the Chrome extension and the Microsoft Word add-in version of WordTune do the same thing. That is they both allow you to highlight sentences in your document and instantly get suggestions for alternative ways to write the same sentence. In this video I demonstrate how the Word version of WordTune works and in this video I demonstrate how the Chrome version works





Applications for Education
Tools like WordTune aren't a replacement for thorough proofreading and peer editing. That said, they can help students improve their first drafts by giving them some easy-to-implement suggestions to improve their writing.