Colleges and universities should require their students to spend at least one semester studying in a foreign country.Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and sup

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Colleges and universities should require their students to spend at least one semester studying in a foreign country.

Write a response in which you discuss your views on the policy and explain your reasoning for the position you take. In developing and supporting your position, you should consider the possible consequences of implementing the policy and explain how these consequences shape your position.

Studying at least a semester in a foreign country is an appealing and realistic proposal for university students. Whether it should be enforced as a mandatory curriculum setting is relevant with how students consider such opportunity. Will they exclusively focus on their own study or will they be willing to undertake a cultural ambassador roles of their country?

To start off, if we want to expand both academic and non-academic experience of students, we should encourage student to participate study aboard for certain duration, but it should be taken as a compulsory one. Not all of students are well suited to study aboard. Assimilating to a foreign country requires proficiency of target language. However, acquiring sufficiently adroit skill for certain language to have little difficulties to communicate, both academic and in daily life, is really a long journey. Thus, such exchange program seems infeasible for students lack of target language proficiency. For instance, a Chinese student, who possess fluent English of both oral language and lecture writing skill, might benefit a lot from a learning chance from top university of America. However, if a student from Japanese, who seldom have any learning experience of Chinese, is forced to participate a study chance in China, he/she could feel frustrated even at the very beginning in her life, at lone the following long and complex learning for relevant major course. Thus, we really need to consider students' language level for target country, before giving out such chance.

Furthermore, if we are discussing whether to provide every student with such practical chance, this issue become more complex and requires our thoroughful deliberation. Firstly, it is very expensive to live and study in a foreign country. Even if the government could afford majority of relevant financial cost, it is still infeasible for every student to share such opportunity equally. Secondly, such exchange program is built upon the goal that students from different countries could fulfill better cultural communication role besides their major learning. Such motivation could be only fulfilled if and only if the selected students could sufficiently understand their own culture and convey those in a more friendly and explicit way. Thus, we would better to adapt to a selection method that could guarantee only elites student, who could understand clearly about the most valuable characteristics of their country, with such opportunity. Moreover, besides students' cultural background and understanding, they also need to possess an intense passion to respect and learn various cultures, even to appreciate different cultures from deep heart. Because only having such motivation to fully immerse with the foreign cultures, they are possible to undertake their expected role of cultural ambassador. If such program is enacted for every student indiscriminately, such good will of cultural communication will be jeopardize during the process.

Finally, while the cultural communication could be beneficial for involved countries, not only does this communication result from exchange program, but also it could sprung from the introduction of foreign teachers to students' home country. If we can invite qualified and experienced foreign teachers into the home country, both students with financial quandary for learning aboard and our own teaching faulty could improve their own skills, which exclude extra financial burden from government and school.

In summary, regardless of how students perceive for such opportunity, they should be asked for whether they want to do so, as well as whether they are capable of doing so. When it comes to its cross cultural communication goal, we should always guarantee those who sufficiently embody their own countries could be supplied with this exercise. Furthermore, if new options emerge, which could overshadow the proposed one in term of financial factors, we should better adapt the latter one.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, besides, but, finally, first, firstly, furthermore, however, if, moreover, really, second, secondly, so, still, thus, well, while, at least, for instance, in summary, as well as

Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 20.0 19.5258426966 102% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 27.0 12.4196629213 217% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 18.0 14.8657303371 121% => OK
Relative clauses : 9.0 11.3162921348 80% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 42.0 33.0505617978 127% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 74.0 58.6224719101 126% => OK
Nominalization: 16.0 12.9106741573 124% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3395.0 2235.4752809 152% => OK
No of words: 617.0 442.535393258 139% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.50243111831 5.05705443957 109% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.98392262146 4.55969084622 109% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.90403773499 2.79657885939 104% => OK
Unique words: 293.0 215.323595506 136% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.474878444084 0.4932671777 96% => OK
syllable_count: 1049.4 704.065955056 149% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.7 1.59117977528 107% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 12.0 6.24550561798 192% => OK
Article: 1.0 4.99550561798 20% => OK
Subordination: 12.0 3.10617977528 386% => Less adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 2.0 1.77640449438 113% => OK
Preposition: 6.0 4.38483146067 137% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.2370786517 124% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 23.0359550562 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 56.6731541384 60.3974514979 94% => OK
Chars per sentence: 135.8 118.986275619 114% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.68 23.4991977007 105% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.32 5.21951772744 140% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.97078651685 101% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 7.80617977528 51% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 18.0 10.2758426966 175% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 5.13820224719 58% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.83258426966 83% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.17720960668 0.243740707755 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0636685054551 0.0831039109588 77% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.03654347397 0.0758088955206 48% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.116861280443 0.150359130593 78% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0251880049076 0.0667264976115 38% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 16.8 14.1392134831 119% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 38.66 48.8420337079 79% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 7.92365168539 111% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.8 12.1743820225 113% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.92 12.1639044944 123% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.67 8.38706741573 103% => OK
difficult_words: 150.0 100.480337079 149% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 11.8971910112 101% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 11.2143820225 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.7820224719 102% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 66.67 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 4.0 Out of 6
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