Abstract: The article analyses ten texts used in teaching Bulgarian language in the primary school and their usability in forming reading literacy of bilingual students. The readability of the texts is measured using two indexes: Fog index and Flesh index. The results of define the usability of a text in the educational process. At a second stage, a text indexed as easy is examined further for the possible difficulties in reading and understanding related to the particularities of the mother tongue of the pupils.
Keywords: reading literacy, readability of the text, Fog index, Flesh index, education, bilindual
Rhetoric and Communications E-journal, Issue 16, January 2015, rhetoric.bg/, journal.rhetoric.bg, ISSN 1314-4464