In recent years, many frog species around the world have declined in numbers or even gone extinct due to changes in their environment. These population declines and extinctions have serious consequences for the ecosystems in which frogs live; for example, frogs help play a role in protecting humans by eating disease-carrying insects. Several methods have been proposed to solve the problem of declining frog populations.
First, frogs are being harmed by pesticides, which are chemicals used to prevent insects from damaging farm crops such as corn and sugarcane. Pesticides often spread from farmland into neighboring frog habitats. Once pesticides enter a frog’s body, they attack the nervous system, leading to severe breathing problems. If laws prohibited the farmers from using harmful pesticides near sensitive frog populations, it would significantly reduce the harm pesticides cause to frogs.
A second major factor in frog population decline is a fungus that has spread around the world with deadly effect. The fungus causes thickening of the skin, and since frogs use their skin to absorb water, infected frogs die of dehydration. Recently, researchers have discovered several ways to treat or prevent infection, including antifungal medication and treatments that kill the fungus with heat. Those treatments, if applied on a large scale, would protect sensitive frog populations from infection.
Third, in a great many cases, frog populations are in decline simply because their natural habitats are threatened. Since most frog species lay their eggs in water, they are dependent on water and wetland habitats. Many such habitats are threatened by human activities, including excessive water use or the draining of wetlands to make them suitable for development. If key water habitats such as lakes and marshes were better protected from excessive water use and development, many frog species would recover.
The article and the lecture both deal with strategies to prevent extinction of frogs. Whilst the author proposes three possible solutions, the lecturer contradicts his arguments respectively.
First, according to the reading passage, prohibiting usage of pesticides can protect the frogs from decline. In contrast, the professor argues that the disadvantage of this solution is that farmers who are not allow to use pesticides will suffer from loss of crops and lower yell, which is unfair for them.
Second, the writer states that frogs can be protected by using antifungal medication and treatments. However, the speaker questions this argument by saying that this solution complicated and expensive as they need to treat each individual frog. Furthermore, she adds that the treatment can not prevent the fungus passing to the offsprings, therefore, it is not an efficient strategy.
Last but not lease, the author posits that protecting habitats of frogs by prohibiting excessive water use can save frog populations. As opposed to the writer, the lecturer points out that the major threaten to water habitats is global warming, rather than excessive water use. Thus, it will not effectively protect the frogs dwellings.
As we can see, the author and lecture hold very different views on how to protect frog populations.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 3, column 211, Rule ID: BEEN_PART_AGREEMENT
Message: Consider using a past participle here: 'allowed'.
...is solution is that farmers who are not allow to use pesticides will suffer from loss...
Line 3, column 217, Rule ID: ALLOW_TO
Message: Did you mean 'using'? Or maybe you should add a pronoun? In active voice, 'allow' + 'to' takes an object, usually a pronoun.
...ution is that farmers who are not allow to use pesticides will suffer from loss of cro...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, first, furthermore, however, if, second, so, therefore, thus, well, in contrast
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 6.0 10.4613686534 57% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 8.0 5.04856512141 158% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 9.0 12.0772626932 75% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 17.0 22.412803532 76% => OK
Preposition: 22.0 30.3222958057 73% => OK
Nominalization: 6.0 5.01324503311 120% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1127.0 1373.03311258 82% => OK
No of words: 209.0 270.72406181 77% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.39234449761 5.08290768461 106% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.80221413058 4.04702891845 94% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.81414565442 2.5805825403 109% => OK
Unique words: 130.0 145.348785872 89% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.622009569378 0.540411800872 115% => OK
syllable_count: 332.1 419.366225166 79% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 3.0 3.25607064018 92% => OK
Article: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 2.5761589404 78% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 11.0 13.0662251656 84% => 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: 19.0 21.2450331126 89% => OK
Sentence length SD: 35.3527676684 49.2860985944 72% => OK
Chars per sentence: 102.454545455 110.228320801 93% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.0 21.698381199 88% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.63636363636 7.06452816374 108% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 4.45695364238 112% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 0.0 4.27373068433 0% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.0991823694376 0.272083759551 36% => The similarity between the topic and the content is low.
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0398548118819 0.0996497079465 40% => Sentence topic similarity is low.
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0269008189348 0.0662205650399 41% => Sentences are similar to each other.
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.0525159038594 0.162205337803 32% => Maybe some paragraphs are off the topic.
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0129143821642 0.0443174109184 29% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 13.5 13.3589403974 101% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 52.19 53.8541721854 97% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.7 11.0289183223 97% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 13.98 12.2367328918 114% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.96 8.42419426049 106% => OK
difficult_words: 58.0 63.6247240618 91% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.5 10.7273730684 79% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.6 10.498013245 91% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => OK
What are above readability scores?
It is not exactly right on the topic in the view of e-grader. Maybe there is a wrong essay topic.
Rates: 3.33333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 1.0 Out of 30
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