Is it proper to point out on individual forum-users’ language skills even though they do not ask for it? As I see it, correcting mistakes is very different from actually criticising the way a certain person writes and pointing out on defects in their English. I think that you ought to be very careful when it comes to commenting on other people’s writing: some people might get hurt if you criticise them too much for having less sophisticated English skills than others. What is worse, a learner of English might lose his or her interest in learning English if he or she gets to hear too many impolite remarks regarding his or her English. I know many people that have lost their interest in a language simply because they disliked the person who taught them. What do you think? How can we avoid being too severe and too critisising but yet point out on mistakes that a learner of English should try to avoid in the future?