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How readable are your texts?  
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Physical factors

There are a number of physical features which may affect readability such as font size, clear design and layout and extra textual features (pictures and diagrams).

In order to facilitate readability consider:

  • Altering layout, titles, headings, subheadings and fonts;
  • Adding aids as appropriate. These may include: pictures, diagrams, charts, maps, tables, graphs, vocabulary lists and definitions, glosses, pre- and during text questions, abstracts, L1 abstracts, hypertext links to further texts or non-textual aids, footnotes, recapitulations…..   

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