TPO 49 Independent Writing Task Do you agree or disagree with the following statement The ability to maintain friendships with a small number of people over a long period of time is more important for happiness than the ability to make many new friends

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TPO-49 - Independent Writing Task Do you agree or disagree with the following statement?The ability to maintain friendships with a small number of people over a long period of time is more important for happiness than the ability to make many new friends

it has been estimated that on average, a person meets more than 300000 other people over his/her lifetime. it comes naturally the question whether it is more important to make new friends among all those passers-by or to maintain a small group of old friends. In my opinion, making new friends is always an exciting activity and is essential to happiness, because new friends may have different personalities, and may even help you more when you enter a new environment.

Firstly, new friends mean new possibilities. Everyone has a unique personality, and personally, communicating with different people has always been an exciting experience for me. For example, I once joined a volunteer group and helped out in a museum as a guide, where I met a lot of peers from different schools, having different hobbies and personalities. while we were resting after the work, I made a lot of friends among them. this kind of communication and exploration brings me real happiness.

On top of that, making new friends help one adapt to a new environment. Consider a typical situation: when one first arrives in a strange environment, may it be a new country, a new culture or climate, feeling uncomfortable is normal. If one is good at making new friends, he may find someone who is already familiar with this environment, or he may find someone else who is also new to the place and get over the difficulties together. For example, when I first entered my university I could not get used to the cold climate. However, I was able to find my alumni and make friends with them, who taught me to prepare against the cold waves by exercising regularly and getting enough nutrition. Thus, I was able to survive the tough winter. this clearly shows that making new friends can make one’s life easier and happier.

while there’s no denying that it is enjoyable and beneficial to make new friends, it doesn't mean that we should abandon our old friends easily. old friends are the fortune of one’s life, because they are who really understand you and know who you are. while one might have misunderstandings or even conflicts with new friends, one can always turn to old friends for help without any worry for anything. In fact, contacting one’s old friends once in a while to share news in life is also a necessity.

From what has been discussed above, we can draw the conclusion that the ability of making new friends increases the happiness in our life.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, first, firstly, however, if, may, really, so, thus, while, for example, in fact, kind of, in my opinion, on top of that

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 19.0 15.1003584229 126% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 9.8082437276 112% => OK
Conjunction : 16.0 13.8261648746 116% => OK
Relative clauses : 15.0 11.0286738351 136% => OK
Pronoun: 45.0 43.0788530466 104% => OK
Preposition: 46.0 52.1666666667 88% => OK
Nominalization: 10.0 8.0752688172 124% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2066.0 1977.66487455 104% => OK
No of words: 423.0 407.700716846 104% => OK
Chars per words: 4.8841607565 4.8611393121 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.53508145475 4.48103885553 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.85617159658 2.67179642975 107% => OK
Unique words: 216.0 212.727598566 102% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.510638297872 0.524837075471 97% => OK
syllable_count: 639.0 618.680645161 103% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.51630824373 99% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 11.0 9.59856630824 115% => OK
Article: 2.0 3.08781362007 65% => OK
Subordination: 7.0 3.51792114695 199% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.86738351254 161% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 4.94265232975 81% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 20.0 20.6003584229 97% => OK
Sentence length: 21.0 20.1344086022 104% => OK
Sentence length SD: 48.2305660344 48.9658058833 98% => OK
Chars per sentence: 103.3 100.406767564 103% => OK
Words per sentence: 21.15 20.6045352989 103% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.25 5.45110844103 115% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.53405017921 110% => OK
Language errors: 10.0 5.5376344086 181% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 15.0 11.8709677419 126% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 2.0 3.85842293907 52% => More negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.88709677419 61% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.229794527157 0.236089414692 97% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0737284059258 0.076458572812 96% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0471976684729 0.0737576698707 64% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.138558118879 0.150856017488 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0445001342244 0.0645574589148 69% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.1 11.7677419355 103% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 58.62 58.1214874552 101% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 6.10430107527 144% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 10.1575268817 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.02 10.9000537634 101% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.66 8.01818996416 96% => OK
difficult_words: 80.0 86.8835125448 92% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 12.0 10.002688172 120% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.4 10.0537634409 103% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 10.247311828 117% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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