Test Your Vocab

Test-Your-Vocab.jpgWant to help advance science? Then test your vocab!

The first part of the test will present you with a list of words; you need to check the boxes next to words you know and submit them. A second set of words will then appear to narrow down your vocabulary level. The third and optional part will collect statistical information. Apparently the test provides accurate results for “virtually everyone”.

So what’s the science bit? Well:

TestYourVocab.com is part of an independent American-Brazilian research project to measure vocabulary sizes according to age and education, and particularly to compare native learning rates with foreign language classroom learning rates.

If you want more detail about how the research works, try the FAQs and Nitty-Gritty pages.

Have you taken the test? What score did you get?