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Author Topic: So, how large is it?  (Read 25057 times)

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Offline Nnaasttey

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #350 on: November 18, 2015, 09:51:27 PM »
...19.8 k....man I'm stupid.

Offline EvilMegaCookie

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #351 on: November 20, 2015, 10:08:53 AM »
So is 21,000 words a good or a bad thing? Non-native speaker so there is that. But judging by how the average for the non-native is 2,500 to 9000 I think I am doing pretty well. :P

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #352 on: November 20, 2015, 12:18:21 PM »
I'd take that to mean that you know a lot of words, so you can use them if you want to.

Does anyone else feel sometimes that their writing is a tiny bit repetitive in the sense that you often use the same approaches and turns of phrase to explain things? I find myself making more and more effort 'not to write too much like I always write' because I want that sense of variation in what I'm writing, otherwise it feels too flat because I'm using the same descriptive terms all the time.

I'm not entirely sure this is where a larger vocabulary comes in (it probably does to some extent), but there tend to be a certain number of core words we use every day/on a regular basis, and it seems like expanding this helps writing and not just expanding the overall number.

Offline craeric

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #353 on: November 21, 2015, 07:24:55 PM »
I tested at 24,000 words.  average is 20-30k, so i'm in the middle.

Offline Parlabane

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #354 on: November 26, 2015, 03:34:43 AM »
37,700, which is good but I really need to start using them more, rather than just knowing them.

Offline Vessie

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #355 on: December 10, 2015, 01:35:39 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be: 28,600 words - though I was quite strict with myself and defined each one that I knew. Meh, I'm still young and have time to learn more.

Offline Stattick

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #356 on: February 24, 2016, 09:56:59 PM »
I tested at 32,300. There were quite a few that I didn't click on because I wasn't exactly sure what they meant, although I think I had a pretty good idea. And then there were some words on there that I didn't recognize at all.  :P

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #357 on: February 25, 2016, 05:04:04 AM »
32,900. Not a terrible effort. That last line though...

Offline TigrisAstartes

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #358 on: March 09, 2016, 12:40:12 AM »
Seems I have 25 100 words

That's alright I guess. o.o

Offline Falcon

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #359 on: March 22, 2016, 02:52:16 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be:
37,500 words


*flex*

Offline Anteros

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #360 on: March 22, 2016, 03:44:12 PM »
 Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be: 37,200 words.
To say that most of my reading is done in english these days! Looks like I need to read more than fantasy novels and scientific articles.




Offline AdamMcGruffin

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #361 on: March 22, 2016, 05:25:33 PM »
27,100 words. I am going to have to look some of those up. That last column was difficult.

Offline oranje

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #362 on: March 24, 2016, 08:56:50 AM »
29,300 words, but most of those last column I had no idea.

Offline Zaphod

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #363 on: March 25, 2016, 07:09:48 AM »
31,700. Not too bad I guess but could be better. Especially that last column.

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #364 on: April 06, 2016, 07:55:06 AM »
30,200 words... Yeah, that last column... bleh

Offline RavenBlackmoon

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #365 on: April 13, 2016, 01:39:48 PM »
26,400. Not bad since I haven't been reading and writing as much recently.

Offline Rayne

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #366 on: April 13, 2016, 09:45:49 PM »
Niiiice 30,300. I did click on one or two that I only suspected, then clicked when I confirmed I did know them.

Offline Mardeep

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #367 on: May 09, 2016, 08:40:19 AM »
I got 30,900 words. I don't think that's too bad, makes up for only having one language. Of the words I didn't know about half I recognised but didn't know, or weren't sure of, the meaning and the other half were totally new. Is this similar to what everyone else found?

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #368 on: May 10, 2016, 09:42:52 PM »
I got 42,500 words. I read old-timey fantasy novels, like, lots. :D

Offline Ergo Proxy

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #369 on: May 17, 2016, 09:43:22 PM »
Round 1:
"Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be:"
15,600 words 

Round 2:
"Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be:"
14,100 words 

Ouch. D:

Offline proxy

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #370 on: May 18, 2016, 06:15:31 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be:


19,200

words

Offline comecarros

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #371 on: June 21, 2016, 06:06:21 AM »
25,300
palavras (words)

Guess it isn't that bad for a non native self taught one :D Only going to get better from now on

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #372 on: July 05, 2016, 12:11:46 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be: 44,800 words.

Wow.. didn't know I knew that many words.  I'm actually surprised with myself.

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Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #373 on: July 05, 2016, 09:52:52 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be: 44,800 words.

Wow.. didn't know I knew that many words.  I'm actually surprised with myself.

Amazing. You must be a huge word-hoarder. Or really into languages, like me (and I had about ten thousand less, which is still a high score).  ;)

Offline Becca

Re: So, how large is it?
« Reply #374 on: July 05, 2016, 09:56:55 PM »
Your total vocabulary size is estimated to be:
21,400
words

Not bad, considering english isn't my first language  :D