About Texamen

Texamen measures the language level of texts. So Texamen helps you to adjust the language level of your text to the language level of your readers. With Texamen you can do three things:

  1. Diagnose. Texamen measures the language level of your text.
  2. Analyze. Texamen analyzes which elements in your text determine its language level.
  3. Adapt. Texamen thus helps you to adapt the language level of your text to the language level of your readers.
  4. Texamen is a registered trademark. The copyright of the tool belongs to BureauTaal.

    How does Texamen work?

    Texamen measures the following features of your text.

    • Word length
    • Sentence length
    • Paragraph length
    • Lix measure
    • Number of headings
    • Word frequency
    • Formal words
    • Passive language
    • Embeddings
    • Preposition chains
    • Nominalizations
    • Topicalizations

    Having measured these text-features, Texamen computes the language level of your text.