Get Involved with Text Inspector

Are you a Text Inspector Super User? We are looking for a panel of experienced Text Inspector subscribers to get involved and help us improve and promote our industry-leading text analysis tool for the future. Do you use Text Inspector on a regular basis for your...

Announcing the Text Inspector/CRELLA Small Doctoral Research Grant

Doctoral Research Grant
We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with CRELLA (Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment) to offer two research scholarships for qualified students who intend to pursue PhD studies that involve text analysis.

Lexical Profiles According to the CEFR

The British Council, Open University and Oxford University did some research looking at the metrics provided by Text Inspector and how they are useful to language learners. Dr. Nathanial Owen one of the researchers has summarised the findings in a blog post for us...
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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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,...

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BBC news feed demo

BBC news feed demo

Here you can see the latest BBC news articles with their associated Text Inspector score and level, based on the fluency of the article.        

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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...

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