Artificial intelligence has come a long way in the past few decades. From being able to quickly find the answer to a specific question to predictive analysis, it's no doubt that AI is the future. What it can do appears to be endless. ChatGPT is one of the most popular AI as of late—you can't seem to go a day without hearing the name or reading an article on it. Even more, its capabilities are impressive. The question here, though, is can it be used to replace other AI grammar checkers? Can You Use ChatGPT as a Proofreader? To directly answer the question, yes. ChatGPT can be used as a proofreader. However, there are limitations to what the AI can do for you and your writing. When asked, ChatGPT explains how it can assist with proofreading and asks you to submit the work you want it to look over. It also asks that you clarify exactly what corrections ChatGPT needs to focus on. This would indicate that, though ChatGPT can look over your work, it is not capable enough to focus on everything proofreading entails. Keep in mind that proofreading is different from editing. Proofreading look for the surface issues, such as grammar, punctuation, spelling, and formatting. Editing tends to look closer at sentence structure and clarity within the text. Here are a few examples of specific proofreading focuses and the corrections that ChatGPT suggested when given the prompts. Check Words for Spelling This small paragraph was entered into ChatGPT to look for purposely misspelled words. ChatGPT's response proved that it was capable of not only correcting the misspelled words but also correcting the misused words like “there” and “wright.” It also goes on to explain exactly what it changed to correct the spelling, so the writer can learn from any mistakes. Check Punctuation This super short story about a robot was submitted to ChatGPT to look for any punctuation issues. ChatGPT was able to […]
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