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Escape from Simian Island

by peter@gameenglish

Episode 3 of Online Adventure Games for Learning English
Educational

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(based on 2 ratings)
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This game is specifically designed for the ESL classroom.


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Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
Development System: JavaScript
Forgiveness Rating: Merciful
IFID: Unknown
TUID: 4n38mr72diut7jv9

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Reading Level, February 12, 2016
by IFforL2 (Chiayi, Taiwan)
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This game has an average grade level of about 6. It should be easily understood by 11 to 12 year olds. My students find this game to be more difficult, but also more fun than "A Day at the Beach" by the same author.

Readability Indices:

Flesch Kincaid Reading Ease 85.6
Flesch Kincaid Grade Level 5
Gunning Fog Score 7.2
SMOG Index 4.5
Coleman Liau Index 7.7
Automated Readability Index 4.7

(Source: read-able.com)


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