Nutria is a beaver like rat sized approximately 24 inches long growing up to 20 pounds and usually living in semi aquatic habitats This creature originated in South America but is now widely spread throughout the ecosystem becoming an annoying pest that h

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Nutria is a beaver-like rat, sized approximately 24 inches long, growing up to 20 pounds, and usually living in semi-aquatic habitats. This creature originated in South America but is now widely spread throughout the ecosystem, becoming an annoying pest that harms the environment. Several solutions to prevent nutrias have been proposed in response. One way is to use strong fences and walls made out of hard materials. Since nutrias have strong teeth to chew off wooden or Styrofoam structures, metal fences and walls can be effective. This would prevent nutrias from damaging farms, lawns, and gardens. Once they are installed, an extra maintenance fee would not be necessary, which means it is also reasonable in terms of price. The second way is to dry up the drainage. Any place where water is running can be an attractive place for nutrias to use as a habitat or a travel route. Consequently, removing water from drainage could stop the nutrias from populating the place. Such a measure would be effective, especially in highlands where drainage systems are frequently used for growing sugar canes or rice crops. This is because, in contrast to lowlands, water does not stream permanently in high sites. The third method is to cook nutrias for food. Unlike common thoughts, nutria meat has a tender texture, making it a favorable delicacy to the dinner table. Nutrias are also very nutritious. They contain high amounts of proteins and carbohydrates and low levels of fat and cholesterol than other domestic animals. For example, beef has less than 17 grams of protein per 100 grams, while nutrias contain an average of 22 grams.
Summarize the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they oppose specific points made in the reading passage.

Both the reading passage and lecture discusses about nutria, an annoying pest that is harmful to environment. The former one provides three ways to prevent getting of nutria in farms and gardens while the latter one contends these methods and suggest they cannot stop nutria in encroaching lawns.
First of all, the reading passage mentions that nutria can be prevented by building strong fences of metal that are not damaged by nutria and donot have extra maintainence fee. The professor, however, argues that nutria are notorious animals and are agile in digging. No matter how deep the fence are made, these animlas always find a way to dig deep enough with their sharp claws. So, fences cannot stop nutria from spreading in cultivable lands.
Secondly, the author of the passage says that nutria can be dodged by drying up drainages since drainage helps them to survive and travel. In contrast, the professor implies that drying up drainages will have more negative impacts than the positive ones. He claims that drainage are not only used for farming but also for other purposes. Further, drying of drainage reduces irrigation facilities and results in low production of crops. Hence, getting rid of drainage is a futile solution.
Finally, the passage suggest that cooking nutria for food helps in reducing them. They are delicious and also have large amount of protein and carbohydrates. On the other hand the man in the listening section asserts that nutria are not great for eating since they host a large quantity of bacteria and parasites. They contains pathogens that causes several diseases like Tuberclosos. Moreover, people are reported to have suffered from rash, fevers and other problem after they eat nutria. Thus, nutria cannot be taken as edible food.
Conclusively, the reading passage points three measures to prevent nutria whereas the professor finds these measures pointless.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 4, column 320, Rule ID: NON3PRS_VERB[2]
Message: The pronoun 'They' must be used with a non-third-person form of a verb: 'contain'
Suggestion: contain
...uantity of bacteria and parasites. They contains pathogens that causes several diseases ...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, finally, first, hence, however, moreover, second, secondly, so, thus, whereas, while, in contrast, first of all, on the other hand

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 10.4613686534 124% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 5.04856512141 119% => OK
Conjunction : 12.0 7.30242825607 164% => OK
Relative clauses : 10.0 12.0772626932 83% => OK
Pronoun: 22.0 22.412803532 98% => OK
Preposition: 37.0 30.3222958057 122% => OK
Nominalization: 6.0 5.01324503311 120% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1600.0 1373.03311258 117% => OK
No of words: 308.0 270.72406181 114% => OK
Chars per words: 5.19480519481 5.08290768461 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.18926351222 4.04702891845 104% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.42543550573 2.5805825403 94% => OK
Unique words: 183.0 145.348785872 126% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.594155844156 0.540411800872 110% => OK
syllable_count: 487.8 419.366225166 116% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 3.25607064018 123% => OK
Article: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 2.5761589404 78% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 18.0 13.0662251656 138% => OK
Sentence length: 17.0 21.2450331126 80% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 39.0856924977 49.2860985944 79% => OK
Chars per sentence: 88.8888888889 110.228320801 81% => OK
Words per sentence: 17.1111111111 21.698381199 79% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.83333333333 7.06452816374 111% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 4.19205298013 24% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 8.0 4.33554083885 185% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 8.0 4.45695364238 179% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 2.0 4.27373068433 47% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0861314976609 0.272083759551 32% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0291549150037 0.0996497079465 29% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0275920096991 0.0662205650399 42% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0490057527481 0.162205337803 30% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0242508608826 0.0443174109184 55% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.6 13.3589403974 87% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 54.22 53.8541721854 101% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.9 11.0289183223 90% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.53 12.2367328918 102% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.73 8.42419426049 104% => OK
difficult_words: 83.0 63.6247240618 130% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 9.0 10.7273730684 84% => OK
gunning_fog: 8.8 10.498013245 84% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 3.33333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 30
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