The golden frog is a small bright yellow amphibian that lives in and around mountain streams in Panama The species is severely endangered because of a fungus that infects the frog through its skin and inhibits the frog s critical life functions such as br

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The golden frog is a small bright-yellow amphibian that lives in and around mountain streams in Panama The species is severely endangered because of a fungus that infects the frog through its skin and inhibits the frog's critical life functions, such as breathing. Conservationists have proposed a few solutions to the golden frog's fungus problem. Bacterial Protection First, scientists have identified a natural enemy of the fungus: a type of bacterium. This bacterium produces a chemical that kills fungal cells. Scientists think that they may be able to introduce colonies of this bacterium to the skin of golden frogs. The bacterial colonies would then protect the frogs against the fungus infection Breeding Frogs in Captivity Second, researchers are considering the possibility of breeding golden frogs in captivity and then releasing them in the wild to replenish wild populations The golden frog can develop disease-free in captivity; where it is isolated from the fungus When golden frogs bred in captivity are released in habitats where wild golden frogs have died out, the frogs bred in captivity will give rise to a healthy, fungus-free population. A Natural Defense Third, it is possible that golden frogs w川 overcome the threat posed by the fungus without human intervention. Some golden frogs have what seems to be a natural defense against the fungus. When infected, they increase their body temperature, which slows down the growth of the fungus If this ability to resist the fungal infection spreads among the golden frog population as a whole, the frog population is likely to overcome the crisis and start increasing again

Both the reading and the listening discuss about the impact of fungus on the life of the golden frog. The writer says that conservationists have proposed solutions to the fungus problem. However, the professor states that those solutions propounded by the conservationists are ineffective, and attacks each of the author's points made in the reading.
First, the author posits that by introducing a bacteria, which produces chemicals that kills the fungal cells will protect the frogs against the fungus infection. Nevertheless, the lecturer rebuts this point by revealing that this method is not very strong and temporal. According to her, the bacteria only releases this chemical during the period which the bacteria colonize the skin of the frog and after the frog is at risk of the fungal infections.
Secondly, the writer avers that by keeping the golden frogs in captivity, they will develop a strong defense mechanism which can withstand the effects of the fungus. Nonetheless, the lecturer refutes this point by this method won't be effective as expected. Moreover, exposing the healthy frogs to the wild will jeopardize their chances of survival. This is because they will get in contact will infected animals in the wild which will transfer the fungus to them.
Lastly, the reading notes that some golden frogs have some natural defense that allows them to increase their body temperature and slows the growth of the fungus. However, the professor opposes this claim by pointing out that when the golden frogs raises their body temperature they expend a lot of energy and become very weak. Additionally, they might become ill or die from the process.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 2, column 46, Rule ID: A_PLURAL[1]
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'a bacterium' or simply 'bacteria'?
Suggestion: a bacterium; bacteria
..., the author posits that by introducing a bacteria, which produces chemicals that kills th...
Line 3, column 395, Rule ID: DID_BASEFORM[1]
Message: The verb 'will' requires the base form of the verb: 'infect'
Suggestion: infect
...s because they will get in contact will infected animals in the wild which will transfer...

Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, however, if, lastly, moreover, nevertheless, nonetheless, second, secondly, so

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 5.0 10.4613686534 48% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 5.04856512141 158% => OK
Conjunction : 7.0 7.30242825607 96% => OK
Relative clauses : 14.0 12.0772626932 116% => OK
Pronoun: 27.0 22.412803532 120% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 32.0 30.3222958057 106% => OK
Nominalization: 1.0 5.01324503311 20% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1392.0 1373.03311258 101% => OK
No of words: 270.0 270.72406181 100% => OK
Chars per words: 5.15555555556 5.08290768461 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.05360046442 4.04702891845 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.63115240208 2.5805825403 102% => OK
Unique words: 145.0 145.348785872 100% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.537037037037 0.540411800872 99% => OK
syllable_count: 414.9 419.366225166 99% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 3.25607064018 92% => OK
Article: 9.0 8.23620309051 109% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 2.5761589404 39% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 13.0 13.0662251656 99% => OK
Sentence length: 20.0 21.2450331126 94% => OK
Sentence length SD: 38.8756171587 49.2860985944 79% => OK
Chars per sentence: 107.076923077 110.228320801 97% => OK
Words per sentence: 20.7692307692 21.698381199 96% => OK
Discourse Markers: 6.92307692308 7.06452816374 98% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 3.0 4.33554083885 69% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 9.0 4.45695364238 202% => Less negative sentences wanted.
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.27373068433 23% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.190180288438 0.272083759551 70% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0714138580546 0.0996497079465 72% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.061086586206 0.0662205650399 92% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.116476959216 0.162205337803 72% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.00662563778296 0.0443174109184 15% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 13.3 13.3589403974 100% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 59.64 53.8541721854 111% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 11.0289183223 90% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.65 12.2367328918 103% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.84 8.42419426049 105% => OK
difficult_words: 72.0 63.6247240618 113% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 10.7273730684 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 10.0 10.498013245 95% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.2008830022 89% => OK
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Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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