Professors are normally found in university classrooms, offices, and libraries doing research and lecturing to their students. More and more, however, they also appear as guests on television news programs, giving expert commentary on the latest events in

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Professors are normally found in university classrooms, offices, and libraries doing research and lecturing to their students. More and more, however, they also appear as guests on television news programs, giving expert commentary on the latest events in the world. These television appearances are of great benefit to the professors themselves as well as to their universities and the general public. Professors benefit from appearing on television because by doing so they acquire reputations as authorities in their academic fields among a much wider audience than they have on campus. If a professor publishes views in an academic journal, only other scholars will learn about and appreciate those views. But when a professor appears on TV, thousands of people outside the narrow academic community become aware of the professor's ideas. So when professors share their ideas with a television audience, the professors' importance as scholars is enhanced. Universities also benefit from such appearances. The universities receive positive publicity when their professors appear on TV. When people see a knowledgeable faculty member of a university on television, they think more highly of that university. That then leads to an improved reputation for the university. And that improved reputation in turn leads to more donations for the university and more applications from potential students. Finally, the public gains from professors' appearing on television. Most television viewers normally have no contact with university professors. When professors appear on television, viewers have a chance to learn from experts and to be exposed to views they might otherwise never hear about. Television is generally a medium for commentary that tends to be superficial, not deep or thoughtful. From professors on television, by contrast, viewers get a taste of real expertise and insight. \

Summarize the points made in the lecture, being sure to explain how they oppose specific points made in the reading passage.

In lecture, teacher believes that television appearances for professors are disadvantageous to professor, university and students.

Professor appearing on a television is not viewed as a good thing from a professional standpoint. Generally fellow scholars see me as not a serious professor. He is regarded as someone who chooses to entertain rather than to educate. He is not invited to serious meetings and conferences. He might even have a problem getting funds for his resaerch.

Furthermore, Professor appearance on television is not good either for universities. It wastes a lot of time. Time required to prepare what to present and how to present. Time required to travel to shooting location and miscellaneous time like time required for makeup of professor. This time can be better used by professors to do research. This time can be better utilized by attending universities business, attending events and workshops. It can be better utilized by providing knowledge or helping students in their research.

Moreover, public also does not gain much from universities professors televisions appearances. Content shown on tv is not very serious academically. People prefer watching something less serious or easily understandable after a day's work. People usually watch television for entertainment rather than for education. So, televions only require an academic title for their shows. Professors usually gives a brief introduction on an academic topic, on th topic on which movie or serial is based. That introduction can be easily presented by a tv presentor who has done some homework on the that topic.

So, teacher believes that television appearance for professors do more bad than good and they should not <span class="hiddenSuggestion" pre="not "></span>do a television appearance.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 5, column 290, Rule ID: ENGLISH_WORD_REPEAT_BEGINNING_RULE
Message: Three successive sentences begin with the same word. Reword the sentence or use a thesaurus to find a synonym.
...ed to serious meetings and conferences. He might even have a problem getting funds...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, furthermore, moreover, so

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 11.0 10.4613686534 105% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 5.04856512141 119% => OK
Conjunction : 9.0 7.30242825607 123% => OK
Relative clauses : 7.0 12.0772626932 58% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 16.0 22.412803532 71% => OK
Preposition: 29.0 30.3222958057 96% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 5.01324503311 160% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1558.0 1373.03311258 113% => OK
No of words: 276.0 270.72406181 102% => OK
Chars per words: 5.64492753623 5.08290768461 111% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.07593519647 4.04702891845 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 3.70843731933 2.5805825403 144% => OK
Unique words: 160.0 145.348785872 110% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.579710144928 0.540411800872 107% => OK
syllable_count: 484.2 419.366225166 115% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.8 1.55342163355 116% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 8.0 3.25607064018 246% => Less pronouns wanted as sentence beginning.
Article: 0.0 8.23620309051 0% => 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: 21.0 13.0662251656 161% => OK
Sentence length: 13.0 21.2450331126 61% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 35.8267435801 49.2860985944 73% => OK
Chars per sentence: 74.1904761905 110.228320801 67% => OK
Words per sentence: 13.1428571429 21.698381199 61% => OK
Discourse Markers: 1.47619047619 7.06452816374 21% => More transition words/phrases wanted.
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 1.0 4.19205298013 24% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 11.0 4.33554083885 254% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 6.0 4.45695364238 135% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 4.0 4.27373068433 94% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.185677604394 0.272083759551 68% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0514416887008 0.0996497079465 52% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0574507696065 0.0662205650399 87% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.114628616469 0.162205337803 71% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0505208107413 0.0443174109184 114% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.7 13.3589403974 88% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 41.36 53.8541721854 77% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 11.0289183223 97% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 14.54 12.2367328918 119% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.86 8.42419426049 105% => OK
difficult_words: 80.0 63.6247240618 126% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 5.5 10.7273730684 51% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 7.2 10.498013245 69% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Scores by essay e-grader: 24.5 Out of 30
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