Some people believe that our ever-increasing use of technology significantly reduces our opportunities for human interaction. Other people believe that technology provides us with new and better ways to communicate and connect with one another.

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Some people believe that our ever-increasing use of technology significantly reduces our opportunities for human interaction. Other people believe that technology provides us with new and better ways to communicate and connect with one another.

Whether or not technology reduces opportunities for human interaction is a contentious one. While each side has its strengths and weaknesses, in my opinion, technology provides us with new and better ways to communicate and connect with one another, because the primary purpose of communication is to pass information from one person to another. Furthermore, use of technology makes communication faster, convenient and cheaper, it also helps people to connect globally via internet and social media.

To begin, without communication, human interaction is almost impossible; for knowledge acquisition and to do daily activities, information is required. In fact, use of technology has made interaction cheaper, faster and convenient with invent of mobile phone, computers, internet, televisions, radios and all such devices. For example, a job seeker can easily get information about an opening in an organization via the company’s website or on Linked in and send application for the role, be shortlisted for a virtual interview and thereafter get the offer.

From the above illustration, use of technology in communication helped the organization interact with candidates; recruit seamlessly, faster and at a lower cost.

In addition, technology has helped improve interaction in the buying and selling world. For instance in the 1980s’ a woman would spend hours in the market shopping for groceries and household items but with the advent of online malls, merchants have been able to reach the global market with myriads of products and services thus; consumers can easily interact with sellers, buy items online and channel effort to more productive tasks. Consequently, a Chinese merchant can easily interact with a merchant based in U.S.A, purchase items and sell them online without any face to face interaction. The above example further buttresses the position that use of technology has enhanced global connection and inter-racial interactions.

Furthermore, human interaction has been further enhanced with the use of social websites like facebook, twitter, whatsapp and instagram. Through these platforms, Lecturers, teachers, old schoolmates have maintained contact with one another, give updates on happening in their field of study and each member shares knowledge and experience. Moreover, these platforms allow has made communication better, one can easily make friends even globally and learn cultures of other countries. Of course, some argue that use of technology can reduce opportunity for human interaction as they believe virtual communication is not sufficient enough to keep up a strong and solid relationship since “Out of sight” is “out of mind”.

For a strong and intimate connection in relationships, verbal and non-verbal communication is vital. At times, people’s reaction differs from their words and to understand such persons, decryption of nonverbal interactions is required. For example in a virtual conversation, even if the other party is telling lies the receiver will have no cue of this, but in a face to face conversation, one could easily decipher from the body language that something is not right. However, introduction of other means of communication like; Skype video call, webinar has enhanced interaction when conversing so that other nonverbal messages could be communicated as well.

In conclusion, although use of technology has reduced physical interaction between humans but it has helped enhance virtual interaction globally, made communication cheaper, faster and convenient, buying and selling is now being carried out without need for a physical structure, new relationships spring up and existing relationships blossoms. Isn’t this lovely?

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, consequently, furthermore, however, if, moreover, so, thus, well, while, for example, for instance, in addition, in conclusion, in fact, of course, in my opinion

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 19.5258426966 82% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 10.0 12.4196629213 81% => OK
Conjunction : 33.0 14.8657303371 222% => Less conjunction wanted
Relative clauses : 5.0 11.3162921348 44% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 17.0 33.0505617978 51% => OK
Preposition: 79.0 58.6224719101 135% => OK
Nominalization: 39.0 12.9106741573 302% => Less nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3208.0 2235.4752809 144% => OK
No of words: 559.0 442.535393258 126% => OK
Chars per words: 5.73881932021 5.05705443957 113% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.86242540663 4.55969084622 107% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.22215096499 2.79657885939 115% => OK
Unique words: 297.0 215.323595506 138% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.531305903399 0.4932671777 108% => OK
syllable_count: 998.1 704.065955056 142% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.8 1.59117977528 113% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 6.24550561798 32% => OK
Article: 4.0 4.99550561798 80% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.10617977528 129% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.77640449438 56% => OK
Preposition: 12.0 4.38483146067 274% => Less preposition wanted as sentence beginnings.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 21.0 20.2370786517 104% => OK
Sentence length: 26.0 23.0359550562 113% => OK
Sentence length SD: 79.0615306175 60.3974514979 131% => OK
Chars per sentence: 152.761904762 118.986275619 128% => OK
Words per sentence: 26.619047619 23.4991977007 113% => OK
Discourse Markers: 8.19047619048 5.21951772744 157% => OK
Paragraphs: 7.0 4.97078651685 141% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 7.0 7.80617977528 90% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 14.0 10.2758426966 136% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 5.13820224719 39% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.83258426966 103% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.336345357314 0.243740707755 138% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0985000006545 0.0831039109588 119% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.070093602213 0.0758088955206 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.172227613763 0.150359130593 115% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.106607841599 0.0667264976115 160% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 18.9 14.1392134831 134% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 28.17 48.8420337079 58% => Flesch_reading_ease is low.
smog_index: 11.2 7.92365168539 141% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 15.8 12.1743820225 130% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 16.31 12.1639044944 134% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 9.59 8.38706741573 114% => OK
difficult_words: 165.0 100.480337079 164% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.0 11.8971910112 109% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.4 11.2143820225 111% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.7820224719 110% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Maximum six paragraphs wanted.

Rates: 83.33 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 6
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