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PROOFREADING AND EDITING SERVICES for... ESL speakers

If English is your second language, we can provide cost effective and discounted proofreading and copy editing services for your documents, including dissertations and manuscripts.

Our professional proofreaders will be able to spot and correct spelling mistakes, grammatical, typographical and other linguistic issues associated with English not being your Mother Tongue or problems associated with visual impairments.  

We also provide services to the disability departments of various universities and for individuals, to support those students with various learning difficulties. We also provide proofreading and editing services for people with visual impairments or reading conditions such as dyslexia, AD(H)D and dyspraxia. We can also provide transcription services for anyone with hearing difficulties.

If you wish to check what past and existing clients think of our services, we believe our Testimonials page speaks for itself.

Decide which level of proofreading and editing you require from the list below, review the guide prices at the bottom of the page and then contact us for a precise quote and turnaround time.

Proofreading includes:

  • check and correct typos, spelling, punctuation, grammar and general linguistic English errors
  • highlight any format, content, layout, heading or formatting inconsistencies

Editing services include

Light copyediting

  • correct spelling, punctuation, grammar, syntax and general English usage
  • check for overall clarity and consistency of style, tone and sentence structure
  • highlight inconsistencies in word use, meaning and format
  • check against layout specifications for typesetting

Substantive editing
Includes all of the above for light copy editing, plus where required

  • edit to improve the style, tone, structure and content without changing the original meaning
  • rewrite to improve meaning and vocabulary
  • edit confusing, ambiguous or awkward sentences to improve the flow of text
  • remove wordiness, inappropriate terms or jargon
  • query conflicting statements, discrepancies or inconsistencies
  • reduce or increase word count to comply with the specified length

Proofreading

£4.00 to £7.50 per thousand words

Light Copy Editing
£7.50 to £10.00 per thousand words
Substantive Copy Editing
£10.00 to £20.00 per thousand words

The price ranges above relate to the complexity of document, the degree of proofreading or editing required and your deadline, and also include any discounts applicable for students or charities.

The above prices relate to changes being made directly to the electronic copy in Word with track changes turned on. If you are unsure whether you need proofreading or copyediting, please let us have a represenative sample of your text.

Please contact us for a precise quote and a clearer idea of a turnaround time.

 
 


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