How fast do you speak? What is your Speech Rate? Speaking Speed Test


NOTE: Please allow this page to access your Microphone after clicking the Start button. If you do not hear "Hello", please turn your volume up.


Test Not Working? How To Fix Voice Recognization Speed Test Problems?

  • Please make sure your speakers are not muted when you start this test
  • If you hear "HELLO" multiple times, please enable your Microphone from the upper left corner
  • If you do not hear "HELLO" once, please turn your volume up
  • Microphone should be approximately 6 to 12 inches away from your face
  • Do not mumble - be clear enough so that your words are easy to understand
  • Avoid running words together
  • Speak slightly louder than the average
  • Speak using the lower-end of your voice range
  • Start testing your speaking at a moderate pace
  • Please use the latest Chrome or Edge browser

How to calculate the speech speed rate?

Rate of Speech Speed can be calculated in words per minute (wpm) just like the typing speed. The average Speaking Speed Rate is 150 wpm (2.5 words per second). Traditionally you had to calculate your speech tempo manually by recording yourself talking for a minute and then counting the number of words in your speech. After you divide the number of words by the minutes your speech took, you can get the WPM score.
Nowadays you can easily test your English Speaking Speed with TypingMaster's Free Speech Test above. This web page uses an automatic voice speech recognition features of your web browser to analyze your speed. Just follow the easy on-screen instructions carefully and remember to enable both your microphone and speakers. If the speed test does not work properly please use the latest Chrome Browser on your desktop device or mobile phone.

Are you speaking quickly or slowly?

Do you speak too fast, too slow, or just right? Compare your speech wpm speed to the average wpm speaking speed table to know how many words per minute speech is a good level. If the speed is higher than 160 wpm it might be a bit difficult for the listeners. Please remember that emotional factors and also the different languages affect a lot to the tempo.

  • What is the average speed of speaking?
  • Less than 110 wpm - slow speech speed
  • 120-160 wpm - Normal Conversational speech speed
  • 100-150 wpm - Presentation speech speed
  • Over 150 wpm - Radio Podcast speech speed
  • Over 250 wpm - Commentator speech speed

How many wpm should I speak?

Speaking slowly and clearly makes your articulation more clear and your audience stays more engaged in your presentation.

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