Text mangle tool
Enter text in the "written or spoken text box", and then press "mangle text". Use the
options below to set how you want the text to be mangled.
Written or spoken text:
Enter some text here to mangle.
"Mangled text" will appear here in this box after you press the "mangle" button. This is to get an idea of what it
might look or sound like to someone with reading and/or comprehension difficulties.
Language comprehension with sign support:
Each Signalong phase has on average around 390 signs see
the Signalong website for more information. Signalong is being used as an illustration here and does not imply any preference for this over any other signing resource, for example Makaton. Lists used for the conversion 16 high frequency words for reading
a, and, he, I, in, is, it, my, of, that, the, then, to, was, went, with.
100 high frequency words for reading
a, about, after, all, am, an, and, are, as, at, away, back, be, because, big, but, by, call, came, can, come, could, did, do, down, for, from, get, go, got, had, has, have, he, her, here, him, his, I, in, into, is, it, last, like, little, live, look made, make, me, my, new, next, not, now, of, off, old, on, once, one, other, our, out, over, put, saw, said, see, she, so, some, take, that, the, their, them, then, there, they, this, three, time, to, today, too, two, up, us, very, was, we, were, went, what, when, will, with, you.
Set of 100 early spoken words
Cambridgshire SLT department.
man, bricks, dinner, mummy, bus, plate, car, spoon, eyes, doll, sweets, feet, duck, crisps, hair, teddy, cup, hands, swing, drink, mouth, pram, milk, nose, juice, toes, book, water, tummy, box, paper, bed, bag, pencil, chair, coat, house, shoes, bird, table, hat, cat, pants, dog, brush, socks, flower, soap, tree, bath, towel, dry, read, find, big, on, clap, eat, stand, get, dirty, gone, cook, hit, throw, give, hot, more, cry, jump, walk, wet, like, yes, cut, kick, wash, look, down, no, drink, push, come, make, up, play, put, want, brick, eye, sweet, crisp, hand, toe, shoe, sock, daddy.
Set of common suffixes
‑able, ‑ible, ‑al, ‑ial, ‑ed, ‑en, ‑er, ‑est, ‑ful, ‑ic, ‑ing, ‑ion, ‑ation, ‑ition, ‑tion, ‑ity, ‑ty, ‑ative, ‑itive, ‑tive, ‑less, ‑ly, ‑ment, ‑ness, ‑eous, ‑ious, ‑ous, ‑es, ‑s, ‑y.
Set of common prefixes
anti‑, de‑, dis‑, en‑, em‑, fore‑, in‑, im‑, il‑, ir‑, inter‑, mid‑, mis‑, non‑, over‑, pre‑, re‑, semi‑, sub‑, super‑, trans‑, under‑, un‑.
Text Mangle Tool version 1.0