Readability test

Via comes Juicy Studio: Readability Test, in which you can type in the url of your blog (or any website) and find out how it does in terms of a couple of readability tests.

Results for my blog:

Total sentences: 387

Total words: 2,727

Average words per Sentence: 7.05

Words with 1 Syllable: 1,693

Words with 2 Syllables: 577

Words with 3 Syllables: 316

Words with 4 or more Syllables: 141

Percentage of word with three or more syllables: 16.76%

Average Syllables per Word: 1.60

Gunning Fog Index: 9.52 (within 8 – 10 = Most popular novels)

Flesch Reading Ease: 64.45 (“Authors are encouraged to aim for a score of approximately 60 to 70.)

Flesch-Kincaid Grade: 6.02 (“The result is the Flesch-Kincaid grade level. Like the Gunning-Fog index, it is a rough measure of how many years of schooling it would take someone to understand the content. Negative results are reported as zero, and numbers over twelve are reported as twelve.”)

1 comment

    • felipoy on April 23, 2005 at 6:26 am

    Reminds me of the old WordPerfect grammar tool that used the Flesch-Kincaid Grade. If I remember correctly it even made recommendations as to the appropriate grade level for the kind of thing you were writing i.e memo, report etc. Sayang hindi dinala ng Mac o Windows

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