Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?
Educating children is a more difficult task today than it was in the past because they spend so much time on cell phones, online games, and social networking Web sites.
Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
Nowadays, many things had been changed due to technology development. One of the main changes is communications and electronic devices. Using these facilities and inventions is very prevalent in the last decade. So, there is a controversial matter between people in children's usage of them. Some of them state that children should not be allowed to use them due to their negative effects on their academic life. However, some others oppose this point by explaining that it could be a useful thing for children and can enhance their educational quality. I personally contend that the latter is true. In the following paragraphs, I will delve into the most outstanding reasons.
The first exquisite point to be mentioned is that these new devices are sometimes more useful for education development. Students can see didactic videos on websites and social networks by just using a cellphone. Furthermore, many games have educational purposes and teach children something indirectly. For example, in many non-advanced countries, like Iran, students do not have the access of updated information due to harsh sanctions which are even effect on scientific affairs. So, students can use YouTube and watch courses from top-rated universities and schools. Also, they can communicate with other teachers and professors in other countries and learn many things from them.
Another reason which deserves some words here is that academic teaching is not the whole matter which children had to learn. They had to learn how to have a beneficial community with other society members. This issue could be becoming by having relationships with others on the internet. Children can chat with others in social networks, use others' experience in life and have bigger friend circle. This matter can teach children many life dexterities which youngers could not learn in last decades. For example, I have a nephew named Amir who has numerous friends from many countries in social networks. They have a friendly group and deal their experiences with each other. Furthermore, they invite each other to their country and have trips. If my nephew doesn't have these friend from other countries, he could not earn these experiences and he should spend much money to have a foreign trip.
In conclusion, despite lots of disadvantages of using the internet and social networks for youngers, it is better for them to use these facilities to have better education and more experiences which most of them were expensive and undeniable before. But, I think parents should control their usage to prevent them from their indulgence in using these technologies.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 759, Rule ID: EN_CONTRACTION_SPELLING
Message: Possible spelling mistake found
...ir country and have trips. If my nephew doesnt have these friend from other countries,...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, furthermore, however, if, so, for example, i think, in conclusion
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 15.1003584229 106% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 14.0 9.8082437276 143% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 13.8261648746 116% => OK
Relative clauses : 11.0 11.0286738351 100% => OK
Pronoun: 41.0 43.0788530466 95% => OK
Preposition: 53.0 52.1666666667 102% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 8.0752688172 99% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2214.0 1977.66487455 112% => OK
No of words: 422.0 407.700716846 104% => OK
Chars per words: 5.24644549763 4.8611393121 108% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.53239876712 4.48103885553 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.76350869393 2.67179642975 103% => OK
Unique words: 214.0 212.727598566 101% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.507109004739 0.524837075471 97% => OK
syllable_count: 680.4 618.680645161 110% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.51630824373 106% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 12.0 9.59856630824 125% => OK
Article: 1.0 3.08781362007 32% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 3.51792114695 28% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.86738351254 0% => OK
Preposition: 5.0 4.94265232975 101% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.6003584229 121% => OK
Sentence length: 16.0 20.1344086022 79% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 41.855293572 48.9658058833 85% => OK
Chars per sentence: 88.56 100.406767564 88% => OK
Words per sentence: 16.88 20.6045352989 82% => OK
Discourse Markers: 3.32 5.45110844103 61% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.53405017921 88% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 5.5376344086 18% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 12.0 11.8709677419 101% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 3.85842293907 130% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 8.0 4.88709677419 164% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.142267738235 0.236089414692 60% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0445136044147 0.076458572812 58% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0282861299604 0.0737576698707 38% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.094941968166 0.150856017488 63% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0192646553281 0.0645574589148 30% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 11.7 11.7677419355 99% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 55.24 58.1214874552 95% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.10430107527 144% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.5 10.1575268817 94% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.87 10.9000537634 118% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.43 8.01818996416 105% => OK
difficult_words: 107.0 86.8835125448 123% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 10.002688172 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.4 10.0537634409 84% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 10.247311828 88% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Better to have 5 paragraphs with 3 arguments. And try always support/against one side but compare two sides, like this:
para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1. address both of the views presented for reason 1
para 3: reason 2. address both of the views presented for reason 2
para 4: reason 3. address both of the views presented for reason 3
para 5: conclusion.
So how to find out those reasons. There is a formula:
reasons == advantages or
reasons == disadvantages
for example, we can always apply 'save time', 'save/make money', 'find a job', 'make friends', 'get more information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.
or we can apply 'waste time', 'waste money', 'no job', 'make bad friends', 'get bad information' as reasons to all essay/speaking topics.
Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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