No one can avoid making mistakes in their lifetime. Therefore, it has been long discussed that what is the best action when encountering someone's mistakes. In my opinion, people should do something about the mistakes, but not by interrupting and correcting the mistake right away during a class or meeting. Instead, I suggest people wait until the class or meeting is over and then talk to the person to correct the mistake for two reasons.
To begin with, although it is common for people to make mistakes, it is undeniably hard for people to acknowledge their mistakes right away. Not to mention to admit making mistakes in public, which may be too embarrassing for one to afford. Therefore, in order to correct the wrong information in a more acceptable way, people should do it privately. In that way, it will be easier for the person who makes the mistakes to accept and listen to you calmly. Take my high school experience for an example. Once when we were having a history class, where our history teacher was reviewing our midterm exam, she suddenly forgot a detail of a war event, and so she provided an incorrect answer to a question based on her wrong memory. Shortly after, one of my classmates stood up to argue with our history teacher, pointing out her error loud and clear in front of the class, which definitely embarrassed our history teacher seriously. Therefore, not surprisingly, our history teacher flew into a rage saying my classmate was rude and disrespectful, and their argument shifted from the midterm exam question to the student attitude, leaving the problem unsolved in the class. This example illustrates the aftermath of correcting the mistake right away without thinking for the person who makes the mistakes. It not only does harm to the person's feeling but also does nothing to help achieve the target, to correct the mistake. Back to the situation, if my classmate can take his textbook to our history teacher after class to explain the details of the war, our history teacher will very likely to accept this and provide the correct answer to us accordingly, which is the optimal situation to both parties. Therefore, in my opinion, correcting the mistake after the class or meeting is always better than say nothing or correcting it right away.
Furthermore, to express correct information is equally important to maintain a good relationship with others. Consequently, it is important to keep in mind that even if someone is making a mistake, we should not ignore their feeling or do something that will be harm their benefit; otherwise, you won't know if they will take revenge on you some day. Take my working experience for instance. One time where we were having a product launch meeting with many departments, one of my teammate found a mistake in the presenter's slide and correct him right in front of everybody. Though the presenter admitted his mistake right away, we found that after that meeting, the presenter became very hostile to our team and was not supportive as he used to be. This example demonstrates that correcting the mistake right away will harm the relationship with people, and it is not worthwhile at all to correct people’s mistakes but hurting the relationship with them. If my colleague can discuss with the presenter after the meeting before he sent out the meeting note, he may feel more comfortable and my colleague can reach her goal without harming the relationship with the presenter.
In conclusion, it is important to speak up and point out others’ mistakes in right place right time so that we can gain a win-win situation. Therefore, in my opinion, correcting people’s mistakes after the class or meeting is the best strategy.
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- TOEFL T P O 28 - Integrated Writing Task 3
Transition Words or Phrases used:
accordingly, also, but, consequently, furthermore, if, may, so, then, therefore, while, for instance, in conclusion, in my opinion, to begin with
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 22.0 15.1003584229 146% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 15.0 9.8082437276 153% => OK
Conjunction : 22.0 13.8261648746 159% => OK
Relative clauses : 17.0 11.0286738351 154% => OK
Pronoun: 68.0 43.0788530466 158% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 82.0 52.1666666667 157% => OK
Nominalization: 12.0 8.0752688172 149% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 3100.0 1977.66487455 157% => OK
No of words: 628.0 407.700716846 154% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.93630573248 4.8611393121 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 5.00598923014 4.48103885553 112% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.75186510797 2.67179642975 103% => OK
Unique words: 281.0 212.727598566 132% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.447452229299 0.524837075471 85% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 957.6 618.680645161 155% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 16.0 9.59856630824 167% => OK
Article: 1.0 3.08781362007 32% => OK
Subordination: 4.0 3.51792114695 114% => OK
Conjunction: 4.0 1.86738351254 214% => Less conjunction wanted as sentence beginning.
Preposition: 9.0 4.94265232975 182% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 25.0 20.6003584229 121% => OK
Sentence length: 25.0 20.1344086022 124% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 62.3979999679 48.9658058833 127% => OK
Chars per sentence: 124.0 100.406767564 123% => OK
Words per sentence: 25.12 20.6045352989 122% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.8 5.45110844103 106% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.53405017921 88% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 5.5376344086 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 11.8709677419 67% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 15.0 3.85842293907 389% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.88709677419 41% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.291932155561 0.236089414692 124% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0915810429879 0.076458572812 120% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0831038731279 0.0737576698707 113% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.210104848346 0.150856017488 139% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0557129067802 0.0645574589148 86% => OK
automated_readability_index: 14.4 11.7677419355 122% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 54.56 58.1214874552 94% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.9 10.1575268817 117% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.67 10.9000537634 107% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.89 8.01818996416 98% => OK
difficult_words: 120.0 86.8835125448 138% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 10.002688172 105% => OK
gunning_fog: 12.0 10.0537634409 119% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 10.247311828 117% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Write the essay in 30 minutes.
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: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
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