Readability of Simple vs. Normal Wikipedia
With the release of the readability testing features for Count Wordsworth, here’s some cold hard data for you to think about, based on the article “Australia” in both normal and simple English Wikipedia.
- Flesch Reading Ease: 25.38
- Flesch–Kincaid Grade Level: 16.31
- Dale-Chall Formula: 7.94
- Gunning Fog Index: 14.14
- FORECAST Grade Level: 12.80
- Flesch Reading Ease: 57.48
- Flesch–Kincaid Grade Level: 9.33
- Dale-Chall Formula: 5.27
- Gunning Fog Index: 7.94
- FORECAST Grade Level: 11.40
If you’re wondering what this is about, check out this Wikipedia article.