TPO-48 - Integrated Writing Task 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

The author talks about how frogs are important to human because frogs eat insects that cause diseases. He points to one big problem, which has some massive consequences on our lives, which is the decline in frogs numbers, and he provides three solutions to help with this issue. However, the professor states that these solutions are not practical. He explains that the author has not considered everything which will create other problems. The lecture casts doubts on every proposal made by the author to solve the decline issue.

First, the article claims that making laws to prevent using pesticides will help to prevent the decline in frogs’ population. However, the professor states that there are a couple of problems with this solution. One is that such laws will be economically inefficient, as farmers use pesticides to prevent corps loss which help them stay competitive in the market. The other thing is that these laws are not fair to all the farmers. Some farmers will be able to use pesticides as there are no frog habitats near their farms, while others with farms that are near the frog habitats will not use pesticides due to those laws. Prohibiting the use of pesticides may help with the frog population decline, but it will create other problems; loss of corps, and unfair business practice. According to the professor, this solution is impractical.

Second, the article points to another reason that causes the decline which is the fungus. Fungus cause thickening of frogs' skin, which leads to dehydration because frogs absorb water through their skins. The author proposes antifungal as a way to solve this problem. Conversely, the professor states that using antifungal is problematic. He says that the author has failed to mention the drawbacks of the antifungal use. The antifungal application has to be done on each frog individually which is very complicated and costly. Moreover, using antifungal should repeatedly be done because it doesn't protect the offspring of the treated frogs from fungus infections. The two previous challenges of utilizing the antifungal show how complicated and ill-thought- out this solution is.

Third, the author claims that water overuse is threatening the natural habitats of frogs which plays a role in the decline. He suggests that lakes and marshes should be protected, in order to save frog's habitats. The professor refutes this point by stating that the real threat to frogs' habitats is not the water overuse. The essential threat is global warming, a problem that limiting water overuse will not solve, so protecting lakes and marshes though is a good suggestion in general, it will not solve the frogs' habitats and hence won't solve the decline of their populations.

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Transition Words or Phrases used:
but, conversely, first, hence, however, if, may, moreover, second, so, third, while, as to, in general

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 23.0 10.4613686534 220% => Less to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 11.0 5.04856512141 218% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 8.0 7.30242825607 110% => OK
Relative clauses : 23.0 12.0772626932 190% => OK
Pronoun: 37.0 22.412803532 165% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 48.0 30.3222958057 158% => OK
Nominalization: 8.0 5.01324503311 160% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 2301.0 1373.03311258 168% => OK
No of words: 448.0 270.72406181 165% => Less content wanted.
Chars per words: 5.13616071429 5.08290768461 101% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.60065326758 4.04702891845 114% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.64831027515 2.5805825403 103% => OK
Unique words: 207.0 145.348785872 142% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.462053571429 0.540411800872 86% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
syllable_count: 697.5 419.366225166 166% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.6 1.55342163355 103% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 3.25607064018 184% => OK
Article: 15.0 8.23620309051 182% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 3.0 1.51434878587 198% => OK
Preposition: 2.0 2.5761589404 78% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 24.0 13.0662251656 184% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 21.2450331126 85% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 45.9279137768 49.2860985944 93% => OK
Chars per sentence: 95.875 110.228320801 87% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.6666666667 21.698381199 86% => OK
Discourse Markers: 4.25 7.06452816374 60% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 4.33554083885 208% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 13.0 4.45695364238 292% => Less negative sentences wanted.
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: 0.438074096319 0.272083759551 161% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.126681666074 0.0996497079465 127% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.1020542512 0.0662205650399 154% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.278269370983 0.162205337803 172% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0491957630836 0.0443174109184 111% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 12.1 13.3589403974 91% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 53.21 53.8541721854 99% => OK
smog_index: 8.8 5.55761589404 158% => OK
flesch_kincaid_grade: 10.3 11.0289183223 93% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 12.53 12.2367328918 102% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 7.95 8.42419426049 94% => OK
difficult_words: 97.0 63.6247240618 152% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 8.0 10.7273730684 75% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.498013245 88% => OK
text_standard: 8.0 11.2008830022 71% => OK
What are above readability scores?

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Rates: 73.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 22.0 Out of 30
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