Glass is a favored building material for modern architecture, yet it is also very dangerous for wild birds. Because they often cannot distinguish between glass and open air, millions of birds are harmed every year when they try to fly through glass windows. There are, however, several solutions that responsible businesses can use to prevent injuries to birds.
One solution is to replace the regular, clear glass with one-way glass that is transparent in only one direction. The occupants of the building can see out, but birds and others cannot see in. If birds cannot see through a window, they will understand that the glass forms a solid barrier and will not try to fly through it.
A second solution is to paint colorful lines or other designs on regular window glass. For example, a window could have a design of thin stripes painted over the glass. People would still be able to see through the openings in the design where there is no paint, while birds would see the stripes and thus avoid trying to fly through the glass. Architects can be encouraged to include colorful painted patterns on glass as part of the general design of buildings.
The third solution is to create an artificial magnetic field to guide birds away from buildings. Humans use an instrument called a magnetic compass to determine directions—either north, south, east, or west. Bird research has shown that birds have a natural ability to sense Earth’s magnetic fields; this ability works just like a compass, and it helps birds navigate in the right direction when they fly. A building in a bird flight path can be equipped with powerful electromagnets that emit magnetic signals that steer birds in a direction away from the building.
The reading and the lecture are about the birds injury due to the glass. The reading provides three supporting ideas in order to describe three solutions to ward off bird injuries. However, the professor says, none of them are effective to prevent the bird injury. He refutes each of the statement of the passage.
First, the article asserts that one sided glass is working to prevent birds from getting injury. But, the narrator denies this idea. Apart from this, he describes that, as the one way glass is like to work as a mirror, birds will get confused to differentiate what is building and what is sky or tree. Moreover, it will fall more in danger as like as regular glass.
Second, the passage states that the embellishments of design on glass is another way to reduce the bird injury. However, the professor refutes this claim. He explains that birds are thinking these colorful design are hole and they tends to go there and exacerbating the injury. Furthermore, it is also bad for the people to use unpainted glass in there house as it contributes the darkness inside their house.
Third, the written excerpt claims that the use of magnetic field in building bring an advantage for the bird. The point is quite incoherent and unconvincing with the lecturer. He explains that birds are normally use the sense of magnetic field in order to travel a long distance journeys such as traveling from cold country to warm country. On the contrary, birds are using their eyes, brightness of the light more to travel a short distance. For this reason, using magnetic field is rather futile to checked bird injury.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 43, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'birds'' or 'bird's'?
Suggestion: birds'; bird's
...e reading and the lecture are about the birds injury due to the glass. The reading pr...
Line 5, column 232, Rule ID: NON3PRS_VERB
Message: The pronoun 'they' must be used with a non-third-person form of a verb: 'tend'
...these colorful design are hole and they tends to go there and exacerbating the injury...
Line 7, column 213, Rule ID: BEEN_PART_AGREEMENT
Message: Consider using a past participle here: 'used'.
...er. He explains that birds are normally use the sense of magnetic field in order to...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, furthermore, however, if, moreover, second, so, third, apart from, such as, on the contrary
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 14.0 10.4613686534 134% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 2.0 5.04856512141 40% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 6.0 12.0772626932 50% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 22.0 22.412803532 98% => OK
Preposition: 37.0 30.3222958057 122% => OK
Nominalization: 3.0 5.01324503311 60% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1347.0 1373.03311258 98% => OK
No of words: 279.0 270.72406181 103% => OK
Chars per words: 4.82795698925 5.08290768461 95% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.08696624509 4.04702891845 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.46278554171 2.5805825403 95% => OK
Unique words: 149.0 145.348785872 103% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.534050179211 0.540411800872 99% => OK
syllable_count: 412.2 419.366225166 98% => 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: 2.0 2.5761589404 78% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 17.0 13.0662251656 130% => OK
Sentence length: 16.0 21.2450331126 75% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 37.7518761421 49.2860985944 77% => OK
Chars per sentence: 79.2352941176 110.228320801 72% => OK
Words per sentence: 16.4117647059 21.698381199 76% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.41176470588 7.06452816374 91% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 4.19205298013 72% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 4.45695364238 179% => 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: 0.22850558868 0.272083759551 84% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0725470183011 0.0996497079465 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0527948825917 0.0662205650399 80% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.139150551854 0.162205337803 86% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0328534725858 0.0443174109184 74% => OK
automated_readability_index: 9.5 13.3589403974 71% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 63.7 53.8541721854 118% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 8.4 11.0289183223 76% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 10.44 12.2367328918 85% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.83 8.42419426049 93% => OK
difficult_words: 60.0 63.6247240618 94% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.0 10.7273730684 56% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 8.4 10.498013245 80% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 11.2008830022 71% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 71.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 21.5 Out of 30
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.