The graph below shows the amount of goods transported in the UK from 1974 to 2002

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The graph below shows the amount of goods transported in the UK from 1974 to 2002.

The supplied line graph reveals the information regarding goods transported in United Kingdom between 1974 and 2000.

Overall, goods transported by road, water and pipeline experienced a upward trend over the period, while there was a fluctuation in using rail. Moreover, the majority of delivery way was using road, whereas using pipeline showed the less usage of transporting goods.

Looking specifically at the figure for using road, water and pipeline, they started at around 80 million tones, 39 million tones and 4 million tones respectively. Usage of road fluctuated to slightly below 80 million tones in around year 1994, and then surged to almost 98 million tones, finally increased gradually to peak at around 99 million tones, reaching the highest usage of among four types of delivery way. Likewise, using pipeline had a similar trend, and it reached a plateau at slightly over 22 million tones at around 1994 and then leveled off to the end of the period. In contrast, there was a almost 18 million tones rise in using water after 1978, and remained stable at around 58 million tones until 1998. After that, it skyrocketed to the high point at over 62 million tones at the end of the period.

With regard to usage of rail, it experienced a downward trend from the starting at slightly below 40 million tones to 28 million tones from 1974 to 1994. Finally, it soared to over 40 million tones till the end of the period.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 68, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'an' instead of 'a' if the following word starts with a vowel sound, e.g. 'an article', 'an hour'
Suggestion: an
...by road, water and pipeline experienced a upward trend over the period, while the...
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Line 5, column 607, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'an' instead of 'a' if the following word starts with a vowel sound, e.g. 'an article', 'an hour'
Suggestion: an
...d of the period. In contrast, there was a almost 18 million tones rise in using w...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
finally, if, likewise, look, moreover, regarding, so, then, whereas, while, in contrast, with regard to

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 3.0 7.0 43% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 0.0 1.00243902439 0% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 6.8 118% => OK
Relative clauses : 1.0 3.15609756098 32% => OK
Pronoun: 6.0 5.60731707317 107% => OK
Preposition: 55.0 33.7804878049 163% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 3.97073170732 50% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1198.0 965.302439024 124% => OK
No of words: 245.0 196.424390244 125% => OK
Chars per words: 4.88979591837 4.92477711251 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.95632099841 3.73543355544 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.50072542578 2.65546596893 94% => OK
Unique words: 122.0 106.607317073 114% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.497959183673 0.547539520022 91% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 355.5 283.868780488 125% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.45097560976 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 1.53170731707 261% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 2.0 4.33902439024 46% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.07073170732 187% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 0.482926829268 621% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 3.0 3.36585365854 89% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 10.0 8.94146341463 112% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 22.4926829268 107% => OK
Sentence length SD: 46.4035558982 43.030603864 108% => OK
Chars per sentence: 119.8 112.824112599 106% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.5 22.9334400587 107% => OK
Discourse Markers: 10.3 5.23603664747 197% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 3.83414634146 104% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 1.69756097561 118% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 3.70975609756 135% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 1.13902439024 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.09268292683 122% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0989747475266 0.215688989381 46% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0552460081532 0.103423049105 53% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0715005836129 0.0843802449381 85% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.109185804837 0.15604864568 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0730945416468 0.0819641961636 89% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.9 13.2329268293 105% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 55.58 61.2550243902 91% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.51609756098 48% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.5 10.3012195122 112% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.38 11.4140731707 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.05 8.06136585366 100% => OK
difficult_words: 50.0 40.7170731707 123% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.4329268293 96% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 10.9970731707 105% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.0658536585 108% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 67.4157303371 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 6.0 Out of 9
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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.

Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 68, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'an' instead of 'a' if the following word starts with a vowel sound, e.g. 'an article', 'an hour'
Suggestion: an
...by road, water and pipeline experienced a upward trend over the period, while the...
^
Line 5, column 607, Rule ID: EN_A_VS_AN
Message: Use 'an' instead of 'a' if the following word starts with a vowel sound, e.g. 'an article', 'an hour'
Suggestion: an
...d of the period. In contrast, there was a almost 18 million tones rise in using w...
^

Transition Words or Phrases used:
finally, if, likewise, look, moreover, regarding, so, then, whereas, while, in contrast, with regard to

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 3.0 7.0 43% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 0.0 1.00243902439 0% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 6.8 118% => OK
Relative clauses : 1.0 3.15609756098 32% => OK
Pronoun: 6.0 5.60731707317 107% => OK
Preposition: 55.0 33.7804878049 163% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 3.97073170732 50% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1198.0 965.302439024 124% => OK
No of words: 245.0 196.424390244 125% => OK
Chars per words: 4.88979591837 4.92477711251 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.95632099841 3.73543355544 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.50072542578 2.65546596893 94% => OK
Unique words: 122.0 106.607317073 114% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.497959183673 0.547539520022 91% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 355.5 283.868780488 125% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.45097560976 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 1.53170731707 261% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 2.0 4.33902439024 46% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.07073170732 187% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 0.482926829268 621% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 3.0 3.36585365854 89% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 10.0 8.94146341463 112% => OK
Sentence length: 24.0 22.4926829268 107% => OK
Sentence length SD: 46.4035558982 43.030603864 108% => OK
Chars per sentence: 119.8 112.824112599 106% => OK
Words per sentence: 24.5 22.9334400587 107% => OK
Discourse Markers: 10.3 5.23603664747 197% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 3.83414634146 104% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 1.69756097561 118% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 3.70975609756 135% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 0.0 1.13902439024 0% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.09268292683 122% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0989747475266 0.215688989381 46% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0552460081532 0.103423049105 53% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0715005836129 0.0843802449381 85% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.109185804837 0.15604864568 70% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0730945416468 0.0819641961636 89% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.9 13.2329268293 105% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 55.58 61.2550243902 91% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.51609756098 48% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.5 10.3012195122 112% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.38 11.4140731707 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.05 8.06136585366 100% => OK
difficult_words: 50.0 40.7170731707 123% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 11.0 11.4329268293 96% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.6 10.9970731707 105% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.0658536585 108% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 67.4157303371 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 6.0 Out of 9
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Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.