The charts below show the percentage of food budget the average family spent on restaurant meals in different years. The graph shows the number of meals eaten in fast food restaurants and sit-down restaurants.Write a report for a university lecturer descr

Essay topics: The charts below show the percentage of food budget the average family spent on restaurant meals in different years. The graph shows the number of meals eaten in fast food restaurants and sit-down restaurants.

Write a report for a university lecturer describing the information in the graph below.

» You should write at least 150 words.

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The pie chart illustrates the average budget spent by families for food between 1970 and 2000. Meanwhile, the line graph shows meal consumption in fast food and sitdown restaurants during that period.

Overall, there was an increase of interests for dining out between 1970 and 2000. Not only the average budget spent for restaurant was increased, but also there was a rise of the number of meals eaten in restaurants.

Initially, families spent 90% of their food budget for home cooking, while the rest went for eating out. For the next decade, family budget for eating in restaurants was only slightly increased by 5%. However, there was a sharp increase of money spent in restaurants two decades later. The budget was 35% in 1990, and it reached a half in 2000.

Interestingly, the trend of the fast food meals consumption mimicked the consumption trend of families in restaurants. It was 20 meals consumed annually in 1970, and this number only rose by 50% a decade later. Suddenly, the number doubled on the next decade, finally reached just below 90. The number of sitdown restaurant meals consumption was same as fast food meals consumption in 1970. However, this figure only climbed steadily each decade; reaching just under 50 meals consumed per year.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, however, so, while

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 8.0 7.0 114% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 0.0 1.00243902439 0% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 6.8 88% => OK
Relative clauses : 1.0 3.15609756098 32% => OK
Pronoun: 6.0 5.60731707317 107% => OK
Preposition: 28.0 33.7804878049 83% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 3.97073170732 126% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1059.0 965.302439024 110% => OK
No of words: 211.0 196.424390244 107% => OK
Chars per words: 5.01895734597 4.92477711251 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.81127787577 3.73543355544 102% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.59574632216 2.65546596893 98% => OK
Unique words: 107.0 106.607317073 100% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.507109004739 0.547539520022 93% => OK
syllable_count: 299.7 283.868780488 106% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.45097560976 96% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 2.0 1.53170731707 131% => OK
Interrogative: 0.0 0.114634146341 0% => OK
Article: 6.0 4.33902439024 138% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.07073170732 93% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 0.482926829268 621% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 0.0 3.36585365854 0% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 8.94146341463 145% => OK
Sentence length: 16.0 22.4926829268 71% => OK
Sentence length SD: 18.1071759942 43.030603864 42% => The essay contains lots of sentences with the similar length. More sentence varieties wanted.
Chars per sentence: 81.4615384615 112.824112599 72% => OK
Words per sentence: 16.2307692308 22.9334400587 71% => OK
Discourse Markers: 2.92307692308 5.23603664747 56% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 4.0 3.83414634146 104% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 1.69756097561 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 10.0 3.70975609756 270% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 1.13902439024 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.09268292683 73% => OK
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Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.375497438896 0.215688989381 174% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.146916339603 0.103423049105 142% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0982869231672 0.0843802449381 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.259549967708 0.15604864568 166% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0892201146863 0.0819641961636 109% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 10.3 13.2329268293 78% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 72.16 61.2550243902 118% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.51609756098 48% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 7.2 10.3012195122 70% => Flesch kincaid grade is low.
coleman_liau_index: 11.54 11.4140731707 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.2 8.06136585366 89% => OK
difficult_words: 37.0 40.7170731707 91% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 11.4329268293 66% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 8.4 10.9970731707 76% => Gunning_fog is low.
text_standard: 8.0 11.0658536585 72% => The average readability is low. Need to imporve the language.
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Scores by essay e-grader: 5.0 Out of 9
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