The reading and the lecture are about the zebra mussel. The reading states that the invasion of these creatures is a serious issue. It might not be stopped and provides three reasons of support. However, the lecturer explains that there are possible ways to prevent the zebra mussel from widespread. he adds this issue may not be as serious as the author of reading thinks and he refutes each of the author's thesis.
First of all, the reading states that similar invasion happened in the past and the ships helped in that expand. While the lecturer opposes this point by saying people in the past did not have the proper knowledge to stop the spread. He clarifies that the salt water could kill these organisms.
Secondly, the writer says that zebra mussel could breed so fast and they have no natural predator, therefore, they may dominate the new habitat.
On the other hand, the professor counters this point by saying that this domination happens only in the beginning because the local birds in the new habitat would find the zebra mussel a new food resource.
Thirdly, the article mentions that these animals would compete for food with the fishes, hence, the fish species would decrease. While the professor posits this claims by explaining these creatures would have a positive impact on other fish population and may increase the number of them.
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 301, Rule ID: UPPERCASE_SENTENCE_START
Message: This sentence does not start with an uppercase letter
...event the zebra mussel from widespread. he adds this issue may not be as serious a...
Line 1, column 401, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'authors'' or 'author's'?
Suggestion: authors'; author's
...ading thinks and he refutes each of the authors thesis. First of all, the reading stat...
Line 2, column 113, Rule ID: SENTENCE_FRAGMENT
Message: “While” at the beginning of a sentence requires a 2nd clause. Maybe a comma, question or exclamation mark is missing, or the sentence is incomplete and should be joined with the following sentence.
...st and the ships helped in that expand. While the lecturer opposes this point by sayi...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
first, hence, however, if, may, second, secondly, so, therefore, third, thirdly, while, first of all, on the other hand
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: 10.0 5.04856512141 198% => OK
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 8.0 12.0772626932 66% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 24.0 22.412803532 107% => OK
Preposition: 23.0 30.3222958057 76% => OK
Nominalization: 2.0 5.01324503311 40% => More nominalizations (nouns with a suffix like: tion ment ence ance) wanted.
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1128.0 1373.03311258 82% => OK
No of words: 231.0 270.72406181 85% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.88311688312 5.08290768461 96% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.89854898053 4.04702891845 96% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.234806295 2.5805825403 87% => OK
Unique words: 129.0 145.348785872 89% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.558441558442 0.540411800872 103% => OK
syllable_count: 335.7 419.366225166 80% => 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: 8.0 8.23620309051 97% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 1.0 2.5761589404 39% => More preposition wanted as sentence beginning.
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 12.0 13.0662251656 92% => OK
Sentence length: 19.0 21.2450331126 89% => OK
Sentence length SD: 42.9097081737 49.2860985944 87% => OK
Chars per sentence: 94.0 110.228320801 85% => OK
Words per sentence: 19.25 21.698381199 89% => OK
Discourse Markers: 9.91666666667 7.06452816374 140% => OK
Paragraphs: 5.0 4.09492273731 122% => OK
Language errors: 3.0 4.19205298013 72% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 6.0 4.33554083885 138% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 4.0 4.45695364238 90% => 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: 0.292533179603 0.272083759551 108% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.1039984772 0.0996497079465 104% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0769250062014 0.0662205650399 116% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.156471652412 0.162205337803 96% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0583458378801 0.0443174109184 132% => OK
automated_readability_index: 11.2 13.3589403974 84% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 60.65 53.8541721854 113% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.5 11.0289183223 86% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.02 12.2367328918 90% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.41 8.42419426049 100% => OK
difficult_words: 56.0 63.6247240618 88% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.0 10.7273730684 56% => Linsear_write_formula is low.
gunning_fog: 9.6 10.498013245 91% => OK
text_standard: 10.0 11.2008830022 89% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
Note: the e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas. VIP users will receive further evaluations by advanced module of e-grader and human graders.