Cantonese Reading Leveling System

A system helps you learn reading Cantonese frustration-free and effectively

Leveling scale for Cantonese Reading Leveling System

  1. Level 1
    Quantitative measures Total character count: less than 50
    Median of sentence length: less than 10
    Number of particles used: 0-2
    Number of grammar structures used: 1-2
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support: Yes
    Single or multi-themed: Single
  2. Level 2
    Quantitative measures Total character count: 51-100
    Median of sentence length: 11-20
    Number of particles used: 3-4
    Number of grammar structures used: 3
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support: Yes
    Single or multi-themed: Single
  3. Level 3
    Quantitative measures Total character count: 101-200
    Median of sentence length: 21-30
    Number of particles used: 4-5
    Number of grammar structures used: 4-5
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support: Yes
    Single or multi-themed: Single
  4. Level 4
    Quantitative measures Total character count:201-300
    Median of sentence length: 31-40
    Number of particles used: 5-6
    Number of grammar structures used: 5-6
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support: Yes
    Single or multi-themed: Single
  5. Level 5
    Quantitative measures Total character count:301-500
    Median of sentence length: 41-50
    Number of particles used: 7-9
    Number of grammar structures used: 7(Max)
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support: Yes/limited
    Single or multi-themed: Single/multi-themed
  6. Level 6
    Quantitative measures Total character count:501-700
    Median of sentence length: 51-70
    Number of particles used: 10-12
    Number of grammar structures used: 7(Max)
    Qualitative measuresIllustrations support:No
    Single or multi-themed: Multi-themed

What is Cantonese Reading Leveling System?

Cantonese Reading Leveling System(廣東話文本分級系統)is a system that measures and levels Cantonese readings based on their text complexity, helping learners assess their level in Cantonese and find challenging but not overwhelming books to read.

How does Cantonese Reading Leveling System measure readings?

Readings will be measured based on both quantitative and qualitative measures, ensuring they are assessed accurately.

Quantitative measures

  • Total character count
  • Median of sentence length
  • Number of particles(助詞)used
  • Number of grammar structures used
  • Number of different words
  • Median of characters frequency
  • Median of words frequency

Qualitative measures

  • Illustrations support
  • Single or multi-themed
  • Topic familiarity
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