n the United States, employees typically work five days a week for eight hours each day. However, many employees want to work a four-day week and are willing to accept less pay inorder to do so. A mandatory policy requiring companies to offer their employees the option of working a four-day workweek for four-fifths (80 percent)of their normal pay would benefit the economy as a whole as well as the individual companies and the employees who decided to take the option.
The shortened workweek would increase company profits because employees would feel more rested and alert, and as a result, they would make fewer costly errors in their work. Hiring morestaff to ensure that the same amount of work would be accomplished would not result in additional payroll costs because four-day employees would only be paid 80 percent of the normal rate. In the end, companies would have fewer overworked and error-prone employees for the same money, which would increase company profits.
For the country as a whole, one of the primary benefits of offering this option to employees is that it would reduce unemployment rates. If many full-time employees started working fewer hours, some of their workload would have to be shifted to others. Thus, for every four employees who went on an 80 percent week, a new employee could be hired at the 80 percent rate.
Finally, the option of a four-day workweek would be better for individual employees. Employees who could afford a lower salary in exchange for more free time could improve the quality of their lives by spending the extra time with their families, pursuing private interests, or enjoying leisure activities.
In the lecture, the lecturer casts doubts on the three benefits provided in the reading to support the 4 days work week. The lecturer asserts that none of them provide a satisfactory solution.
Firstly, contrary to the belief in the reading passage that says that reduced workdays will increase the company profit by providing ewer errs from the employee results from alertness in their responsibility. The lecturer asserts that this may have a negative effect since the company have to add new worker for the other days, need more space and computers and need more in the medical services for the extra employees.
Secondly, according to the reading, the new method will reduce the unemployment rate by providing more job scope to the other at the same cost since the old employee has to pay 80 percent of the previous wage. However, the lecturer disputes these points. he says that, haring new employee needs more money. In order to bolster his point, he adds that the old worker may work in overtime and also the expectation of the company to the employee may increase which may hamper the overall condition.
Finally, the reading claims that, the reduced schedule would better the life quality of the employee cause they can spend their extra time to the family and enjoy the leisure activities.On the contrary, the lecturer believes that,this will reduce the job stability,hamper to the advancement to the carrier.he also adds that, a company may prefire employee that prefer to work 5 days a week for continuous improvement.
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, finally, first, firstly, however, if, may, second, secondly, so, as to, on the contrary
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 0.0 10.4613686534 0% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 5.04856512141 238% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 4.0 7.30242825607 55% => More conjunction wanted.
Relative clauses : 11.0 12.0772626932 91% => OK
Pronoun: 21.0 22.412803532 94% => OK
Preposition: 32.0 30.3222958057 106% => OK
Nominalization: 6.0 5.01324503311 120% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1292.0 1373.03311258 94% => OK
No of words: 257.0 270.72406181 95% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.02723735409 5.08290768461 99% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.00390054096 4.04702891845 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.62969968702 2.5805825403 102% => OK
Unique words: 136.0 145.348785872 94% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.529182879377 0.540411800872 98% => OK
syllable_count: 393.3 419.366225166 94% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 3.25607064018 123% => OK
Article: 9.0 8.23620309051 109% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 4.0 2.5761589404 155% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 9.0 13.0662251656 69% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 28.0 21.2450331126 132% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively long.
Sentence length SD: 109.698351834 49.2860985944 223% => The lengths of sentences changed so frequently.
Chars per sentence: 143.555555556 110.228320801 130% => OK
Words per sentence: 28.5555555556 21.698381199 132% => OK
Discourse Markers: 10.3333333333 7.06452816374 146% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 4.0 4.19205298013 95% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 5.0 4.33554083885 115% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 4.45695364238 67% => OK
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: 0.199882571363 0.272083759551 73% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0775621225339 0.0996497079465 78% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0573482803556 0.0662205650399 87% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.12302889262 0.162205337803 76% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.033971005879 0.0443174109184 77% => OK
automated_readability_index: 16.5 13.3589403974 124% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 51.52 53.8541721854 96% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 13.0 11.0289183223 118% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.19 12.2367328918 100% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.71 8.42419426049 103% => OK
difficult_words: 60.0 63.6247240618 94% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 13.0 10.7273730684 121% => OK
gunning_fog: 13.2 10.498013245 126% => OK
text_standard: 13.0 11.2008830022 116% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 85.0 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 25.5 Out of 30
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