Imagine that you are in a classroom or a meeting The teacher or the meeting leader says something incorrect In your opinion which of the following is the best thing to do Interrupt and correct the mistake right away Wait until the class or meeting is over

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Imagine that you are in a classroom or a meeting. The teacher or the meeting leader says something incorrect In your opinion, which of the following is the best thing to do?

•Interrupt and correct the mistake right away.
•Wait until the class or meeting is over and the people are gone, and then talk to the teacher or meeting leader.
•Say nothing.

Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

When you are in a meeting or class, you may hear idea or concept which is totally wrong in you opinion. In this conditions, there are several ways to cope with the situation; you can ignore it, interrupt his/her speech and tell your idea or wait for an appropriate time. From my perspective, choosing the latter option is much better than others due to fact that we should either correct the wrong sentence or respect to lecturer and don't distract him/her.
I will detail my reasoning as follows.

First and the most prominent is respect. In Iranian culture, which I follow it, interrupting someone's speech is impolite behavior and has not a good impression among people. Letting a person to continue his/her speech shows that you respect to him/her. Although you think that it would be better to correct the mistake or express your idea before finishing of lecture, it may indicates that your are a selfish and arrogant person. For instance, in Iran, when the university professor finishes his lecturer, students raise their hand to ask their questions. Also, the professor may correct the mistake or present an alternative option which covers your idea either. So, we should wait to a suitable moment, which is usually at the end of meeting or lecture, to correct the mistake or tell our perspective.

Second, interrupting individual's speech may cause to distraction and the lecturer may loose the line of his/her talks. This happened many times in meeting and classes that a question, idea or suggestion mislead topic of lecture and make in incoherence. After such classes or meetings, students or audiences could not conclude about the what the lecturer talked about. So, if we correct the lecturer's idea at the end of class or meeting, not only students could understand what is the lecturer talking about, but also they can give their opinion about our argument because they have heard both side's perspective.

Third and last, I agree with the idea of waiting until the class or meeting is over, but I think we should correct it in the way that others could hear us. Some people may believe that ignoring is a good option because we should not put us in trouble. However, if I say nothing, I deem I betray to others because they receive about concept or perspective which is wrong. I think, our social responsibility allows us to intervene in such conditions. For instance, in one of political meetings, the speaker gave a wrong statistic about city's economic growth and asked people to vote to his favorite candidate of mayor. I knew that his statistic is outdated and at the end of meeting asked him to correct her number because it was crucial for people's decision to my city.

To sum up, despite the facts that we should neglect others mistake or interrupt their speech immediately and correct wrong ideas, I strongly believe that respecting to others is the key factor before doing any action. We should consider many factors while arguing with a person in meetings or classes because we may damage their image among many persons.

Average: 7.9 (6 votes)
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, however, if, may, second, so, third, while, for instance, i think, talking about, to sum up

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 16.0 15.1003584229 106% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 20.0 9.8082437276 204% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 30.0 13.8261648746 217% => Less conjunction wanted
Relative clauses : 17.0 11.0286738351 154% => OK
Pronoun: 78.0 43.0788530466 181% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 61.0 52.1666666667 117% => OK
Nominalization: 9.0 8.0752688172 111% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2534.0 1977.66487455 128% => OK
No of words: 521.0 407.700716846 128% => OK
Chars per words: 4.86372360845 4.8611393121 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.77759609229 4.48103885553 107% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.55375849058 2.67179642975 96% => OK
Unique words: 253.0 212.727598566 119% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.485604606526 0.524837075471 93% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 778.5 618.680645161 126% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 13.0 9.59856630824 135% => OK
Interrogative: 2.0 0.994623655914 201% => OK
Article: 2.0 3.08781362007 65% => OK
Subordination: 6.0 3.51792114695 171% => OK
Conjunction: 2.0 1.86738351254 107% => OK
Preposition: 9.0 4.94265232975 182% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 23.0 20.6003584229 112% => OK
Sentence length: 22.0 20.1344086022 109% => OK
Sentence length SD: 48.6946816673 48.9658058833 99% => OK
Chars per sentence: 110.173913043 100.406767564 110% => OK
Words per sentence: 22.652173913 20.6045352989 110% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.73913043478 5.45110844103 87% => OK
Paragraphs: 6.0 4.53405017921 132% => Less paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 4.0 5.5376344086 72% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 11.8709677419 67% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 11.0 3.85842293907 285% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.88709677419 82% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.212146178831 0.236089414692 90% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0629364716796 0.076458572812 82% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0592606079458 0.0737576698707 80% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.106432890168 0.150856017488 71% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0609018572657 0.0645574589148 94% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.8 11.7677419355 109% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 57.61 58.1214874552 99% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 6.10430107527 51% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 10.1575268817 105% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.2 10.9000537634 103% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.33 8.01818996416 104% => OK
difficult_words: 119.0 86.8835125448 137% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 7.5 10.002688172 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.8 10.0537634409 107% => OK
text_standard: 11.0 10.247311828 107% => OK
What are above readability scores?


Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
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