Several readability algorithms use syllable counting to determine their scores. The current syllable counter used here will only work with English text, so scores for other languages may be inaccurate.
The Coleman-Liau and Automated Readability Indexes do not use syllable counting. That score should be reasonably accurate for most European languages.
A higher score indicates easier readability; scores usually range between 0 and 100.
|Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease|
A grade level (based on the USA education system) is equivalent to the number of years of education a person has had. Scores over 22 should generally be taken to mean graduate level text.
|Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level|
|Automated Readability Index|
|Average Grade Level|
|Syllables per Word|
|Words per Sentence|