What’s a vocabulary profiler?
A vocabulary profiler is a tool that checks if a piece of text contains words from a vocabulary list.
Why should I use a vocabulary profiler?
Teachers use vocabulary profilers to check the vocabulary level of a reading text they use for a class or for an assessment. It can be useful for identifying the level of a reading text or as a way of knowing which words in a text should receive more focus. Students can use it to see which words might be most useful for them to learn.
Analizing texts using a Vocab Profiler
I choose a topic , a website where I could possibly find the information and article of my choice
- Topic : Causes, effects, and prevention of environmental pollution
- Website : Tico Times
- article: National University Recycles its own
Once I have found it , I copy the article and paste it in the vocab profiler and The Vocab Profiler classifies the vocabulary in four categories
- K1 Words
- K2 Words
- AWL Words
- Off-List Words
The site also highlights the words in colors to make it easy for you to focus in one of the each categories .
Analyzing a text with Vocab Kitchen
Vocab Kitchen is a user-friendly vocabulary profiler that will help you know with accuracy the level of the text you desire to use. the option for this vocabulary profiler that I am in more interested in is the one that uses the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages as a base.
What can I do with the texts after analyzed?
You can do any of these five type of exercises
- Multiple Choice Exercise
- Cloze test
- True or False
- Short Answer