AntWordProfiler short review

I have been playing with Laurence Anthony’s AntWordProfiler for a bit now. It is a corpus linguistic tool to “profile” coverage of texts in terms of comprehensibility particularly for reading in a second language. To understand how it works one must understand its predecessor Range by Paul Nation. Paul Nation is a researcher in Vocabulary…More

Playing with the ix500

Bought a Fujitsu ix500 scanner last week. Wow! I don’t know how I had lived without this incredible machine for so long. The scanning is so quick – 30 pages double-sided in a minute. By default it saves as PDF. But one click and it is converted into a Word document. I scanned a novel…More