for English language learners

How can I make text easier to read?

Use Web Page Readability

Readability is a free download that you place in the menu bar of your browser. It's very easy to install & use as this short presentation explains. (2 minutes)

Use Word Grammar Check

Using the MS Word grammar checking facility can help identify and eliminate common errors. This short presentation explains some of the mysteries behind those annoying green lines. (7.45)

Use Word Readability Statistics

At the end of word/grammar check readability statistics appear on screen. This short presentation shows how you can use them to make texts more accessible. (2 minutes)


grammar check * readability tool* readability statistics * space


'wordy' phrasing * long sentences * singular/plural confusion

Presenting text more effectively * Simplifying Vocabulary