Text Inspector’s Role In Helping ZenGengo create a CEFR Leveled Digital Library Of English Lessons

Text Inspector's Role In Helping ZenGengo create a CEFR Leveled Digital Library Of English LessonsThe teaching of English in the modern age has evolved drastically in the past decade. Even in the last few years, there has been continuous development in teaching...

Text Inspector and the Plain English Campaign

When it comes to the English language, it’s a fact that certain facets of the language can be a little misleading, which is why Text Inspector champions the Plain English Campaign.    Put simply; plain English is English written and formatted in its most clear...

7 Useful ESL Websites Ranked

The Seven Most Useful ESL Websites, RankedWhile many different English as a Second Language (ESL) websites can be employed to help learn English, selecting the  right site and resources can still prove challenging for many students. The ample resources  online can be...
What Are Discourse & Metadiscourse Markers?

What Are Discourse & Metadiscourse Markers?

Metadiscourse markers are words or phrases that help connect and organise text, express attitude, provide evidence, to connect the reader to the writer and to ensure that the text ‘flows’ from one idea to the next.  The term was first coined by American linguist...

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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...

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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...

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