The article states that 4 day working week with four-fifth of their normal pay will benifit individual companies, employees and economy as a whole, and provides three reasons to support it. However, the professor explains that this policy will not work an

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The article states that 4 day working week with four-fifth of their normal pay will benifit individual companies, employees and economy as a whole, and provides three reasons to support it. However, the professor explains that this policy will not work and challenges each of the author's reasons.

The article states that offering an option of 4-day working week with four-fifth of their normal pay will be beneficial for both individual and companies and provides three reasons to support it. However, the professor explains that this policy will not work and challenges each of the author's reasons.

First, the reading states that this policy will increase company profit because staff with more time to relax will make fewer errors. The professor refutes this by saying that profits may not rise rather it will force company to spend more money. Hiring additional staff will add extra training and medical cost to company. He also states that medical cost to company does not change whether employee is working 4-days a week or 5-days a week. Moreover, company will require bigger office space and more computers for additional employees. As a result, all these expenses cut into company’s profit.

Second, the article claims that short workweek will reduce unemployment as occupation shifts to others. However, the speaker contends that hiring new employee is costly as mentioned earlier, so company might look for other options. They might want their workers to work extra time to make up for it. Company might raise the expectation from the employees and wants them to finish 5-day work in 4-day which will make their life unpleasant. Therefore, no additional jobs will be created.

Third, the reading avers that this policy would improve the quality of life for individual employees. The lecturer, however, rebuts this point by stating that it may do harm to staff as it involved a lot of risks. It reduces job stability, reduces chances of advancing in job and promotions. Imagine that some positions such as those of management, the company would prefer a 5-day worker instead of a worker with short working day because it is important to ensure the supervision all the time. He also notes that, they will be the first to lose their jobs in case of economic depression. So, rather than improving, this policy is decreasing the quality of life for individual.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, however, if, look, may, moreover, second, so, therefore, third, such as, as a result

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 7.0 10.4613686534 67% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 18.0 5.04856512141 357% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 8.0 7.30242825607 110% => OK
Relative clauses : 12.0 12.0772626932 99% => OK
Pronoun: 35.0 22.412803532 156% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 33.0 30.3222958057 109% => OK
Nominalization: 4.0 5.01324503311 80% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1740.0 1373.03311258 127% => OK
No of words: 344.0 270.72406181 127% => OK
Chars per words: 5.05813953488 5.08290768461 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.30665032142 4.04702891845 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.49173864855 2.5805825403 97% => OK
Unique words: 187.0 145.348785872 129% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.543604651163 0.540411800872 101% => OK
syllable_count: 524.7 419.366225166 125% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 3.25607064018 184% => OK
Article: 9.0 8.23620309051 109% => OK
Subordination: 1.0 1.25165562914 80% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 0.0 2.5761589404 0% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 19.0 13.0662251656 145% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 21.2450331126 85% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 39.0902783502 49.2860985944 79% => OK
Chars per sentence: 91.5789473684 110.228320801 83% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.1052631579 21.698381199 83% => OK
Discourse Markers: 5.36842105263 7.06452816374 76% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 0.0 4.19205298013 0% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 4.33554083885 208% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 7.0 4.45695364238 157% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 3.0 4.27373068433 70% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.418270402222 0.272083759551 154% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.121790388583 0.0996497079465 122% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.123675853366 0.0662205650399 187% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.30825413118 0.162205337803 190% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.204394328176 0.0443174109184 461% => More connections among paragraphs wanted.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.5 13.3589403974 86% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 61.67 53.8541721854 115% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 11.0289183223 83% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.77 12.2367328918 96% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.43 8.42419426049 100% => OK
difficult_words: 85.0 63.6247240618 134% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 10.7273730684 98% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.498013245 88% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.2008830022 107% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 60.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 18.0 Out of 30
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