What is Readability and How Does It Work?

What is Readability and How Does It Work?

If you’ve already analysed texts using the Text Inspector tool, you’ll have seen that part of our linguistic analysis focuses on readability.  Readability refers to how easy it is to read and understand a text, depending on its unique features. This can be measured...
Is Vocabulary Important in Language Learning?

Is Vocabulary Important in Language Learning?

When it comes to learning a foreign language such as English, many students spend hours working through textbooks, doing grammar exercises and perhaps even watching the occasional Netflix show in their target language.  However, many people don’t realise that working...
Donald Trump Tweet Analysis

Donald Trump Tweet Analysis

Donald Trump’s Language Use on Twitter: What Does Our Analysis Say?    With over 77 million followers, current US President Donald Trump is one of the most prolific Twitter users in the world. He uses his tweets to broadcast his unfiltered opinions to the public,...
Welcome to the Text Inspector Blog

Welcome to the Text Inspector Blog

Text Inspector is the web-based language analysis tool created by renowned Professor of Applied Linguistics, Stephen Bax. By using our powerful online tool, ESOL students can improve their knowledge of English, ESL teachers are able to develop more effective English...