Catile Checker

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What is Catile Score?

Catile Score Pair Readings to Learners

An Advanced Reading Difficulty Measurement for Native English Speakers. Presented by Cathoven AI, this highly accurate text difficulty calculator is offered for free.

Why Cathoven Catile Checker?

With Cathoven Language Hub’s Catile analyser, you can measure different aspects of the text. Cathoven Hub provides four detailed sub-scores to identify exact areas of text difficulty, enabling you to tailor your text precisely for your target readers.

Decoding

The words in easy texts have simple sounds and few syllables.

For harder texts, the words have more syllables and complex sounds.

  • Easy:pot, fish
  • Hard:glass, complication

Vocabulary

The words of the easier text are common and concrete. They are learned at younger ages.

Hard texts have rare and abstract words. The kinds of words that are learned at older ages.

Sentences

Easier texts have shorter sentences with overlapping words between them.

The sentences are longer in harder texts. And there are fewer overlapping words between them..

Patterns

There are more repeated words and phrases in easy texts.

Harder texts have fewer repeated words and phrases.

Catile Level and Grade Chart

We did research to find the Catile levels for each grade. The data is collected from students in the United States with a size of over 500 thousand samples. You can see the results in the table below.

The table shows the range of Catile levels suitable for a certain grade. As an example, for grade 5 students, texts with Catile levels between 795C and 1100C are suitable. You can also say a text with 900C is suitable for grade 5 and grade 6 students. 

Grade (US)
Age
Min. Catile Level
Max. Catile Level
1
6-7

5C

 

365C

2
7-8
245C
605C
3
8-9
480C
810C
4

9-10

700C
 
1005C
5
10-11
795C

1100C

6
11-12
875C
1180C
7
12-13
875C

1180C

8
13-14
 
1000C
1310C
9
14-15
1050C
1360C
10
15-16
1095C
1410C
11
16-17
1140C
1450C
12
17-18
1140C
1450C