We've seen grammar checkers before. But Zia's a little different.

Zia doesn't stop with the rules of the book. She combines them with the context and pattern of the sentence using advanced machine learning techniques. And the best part? All these happen in a jiffy, as you type.

You know what you've written. But does that mean everybody else does?

We trained Zia with the Flesch-Kincaid index, so she'll warn you if your piece starts becoming a bit too complex for your readers.

Easy

Great! Your piece is easily understandable for readers above 13 years of age.

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    Run-ons are primary indicators of writing that isn't structured well. Zia will mark them out for you so that you can break those independent clauses into multiple sentences, or even restructure them.

    Run On Sentences

    Consider restructuring, or adding punctuation in between.

    Run-ons are primary indicators of writing that isn't structured well. Zia will mark them out for you so that you can break those independent clauses into multiple sentences, or even restructure them.

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    Polysyllabic words make reading hard. Avoiding them is also your best bet in increasing the readability score. A collection of such words used in your piece is part of Zia's Ease of Reading card—along with a syllable-breakdown and some easier-to-read synonyms you could try instead.

    Polysyllabic words

    Try avoiding polysyllabic words as they're generally difficult to read.

    Polysyllabic words make reading hard. Avoiding them is also your best bet in increasing the readability score. A collection of such words used in your piece is part of Zia's Ease of Reading card—along with a syllable-breakdown and some easier-to-read synonyms you could try instead.

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    Average sentence length is an indicator of how long your sentences are. Keeping in mind the general rule of thumb, shorter sentences are generally easier to read and comprehend—improving your readability score.

    Average sentence length

    Most of the sentences are within the ideal length. 

    Average sentence length is an indicator of how long your sentences are. Keeping in mind the general rule of thumb, shorter sentences are generally easier to read and comprehend—improving your readability score.

The fine line between good and great

Zia lets you know if you're overusing adverbs and passive sentences. She warns you if you're slowly starting to sound cliched. She nitpicks, so that others don't have to.

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    Wordiness is about using more words than necessary to make your point. Zia comes up with ways to shorten some of your phrases and avoid redundancy in writing.

    Wordy Phrases

    Try using shorter alternatives for some of your phrases.

    Wordiness is about using more words than necessary to make your point. Zia comes up with ways to shorten some of your phrases and avoid redundancy in writing.

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    Passive sentences make your writing appear less direct. Zia identifies them so that you can change them to active voice and improve the overall quality of your piece.

    Passive Sentences

    Try changing these into active voice to make your writing more clear and lively.

    Passive sentences make your writing appear less direct. Zia identifies them so that you can change them to active voice and improve the overall quality of your piece.

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    Cliché scanner lets you know if words or phrases you had written have already been overused by everyone that it's lost its effectiveness. If everything is "unique", then nothing is!

    Cliches

    Using cliches risk making your writing sound bland and stale.

    Cliché scanner lets you know if words or phrases you had written have already been overused by everyone that it's lost its effectiveness. If everything is "unique", then nothing is!

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    Rephrasable Sentences

    Some structural changes to make these sentences even better.

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    Adverbs

    We recommend using one adverb for every 300 words. 

     

    Zia and privacy

    While Zia scans your documents to come up with smart suggestions, we never feed your data to advertisers. Zoho gets paid by you, the customer, and no one else.

     

    Zia tomorrow

    It's still early days for Zia, and we're excited about the incredible possibilities ahead. And since it's AI-based, things she does now—like grammar checking—will only get better as she learns more tricks.

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