In the United States employees typically work five days a week for eight hours each day However many employees want to work a four day week and are willing to accept less pay in order to do so A mandatory policy requiring companies to offer their employee

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In the United States, employees typically work five days a week for eight hours each day. However, many employees want to work a four-day week and are willing to accept less pay in order to do so. A mandatory policy requiring companies to offer their employees the option of working a four-day workweek for four-fifths (80 percent) of their normal pay would benefit the economy as a whole as well as the individual companies and the employees who decided to take the option. The shortened workweek would increase company profits because employees would feel more rested and alert, and as a result, they would make fewer costly errors in their work. Hiring more staff to ensure that the same amount of work would be accomplished would not result in additional payroll costs because four-day employees would only be paid 80 percent of the normal rate. In the end, companies would have fewer overworked and error-prone employees for the same money, which would increase company profits. For the country as a whole, one of the primary benefits of offering this option to employees is that it would reduce unemployment rates. If many full-time employees started working fewer hours, some of their workload would have to be shifted to others. Thus, for every four employees who went on an 80 percent week, a new employee could be hired at the 80 percent rate. Finally, the option of a four-day workweek would be better for individual employees. Employees who could afford a lower salary in exchange for more free time could improve the quality of their lives by spending the extra time with their families, pursuing private interests, or enjoying leisure activities.

The reading and the lecture are about the policy regarding the four day work week for employee. The passage support the four day work week by providing three supporting ideas. However, the professor says, these policy will rather exacerbate the company as well as its employee. He refutes each of the reading claim.

First, the article asserts that the shortening of work weekday will benefits for the company by aggregating revenues. But, the lecturer denies this idea. Apart from that he delineates that the four day work week will do the same cost for company because they needs to provide employee training and ensuring medical benefits. In addition, they have to use money for buying computer and office space for the employee. So, the profit will not overrun to the cost of spending.

Second, the reading states that the lessening work week might create a lots of job and it will reduce the burden of unemployment. However, the professor refutes this supposition. Conversely, he describes that as the hiring worker costly so the company try to ensure overtime of work from the four day work employee what they have done to work five day work week. For this reason, the possibility to open work availability will be blocked.

Third, the written excerpt claims that for working four day work the employee will have more time to spend their family, leisure activities and also ensure their further income space. The point is quite incoherent with the narrator position. On the other hand, he explains that it will rather put a lots of risk for individual employee because their quality of life will dwindling, decrease their job stability and more importantly it will cause to lose their job during economic downturn faster than their previous work week schedule. Moreover, it will create a less chance to get their promotion.

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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 206, Rule ID: THIS_NNS[2]
Message: Did you mean 'this policy' or 'these policies'?
Suggestion: this policy; these policies
...ing ideas. However, the professor says, these policy will rather exacerbate the company as w...
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Line 3, column 69, Rule ID: DID_BASEFORM[1]
Message: The verb 'will' requires the base form of the verb: 'benefit'
Suggestion: benefit
...hat the shortening of work weekday will benefits for the company by aggregating revenues...
^^^^^^^^
Line 3, column 260, Rule ID: NON3PRS_VERB[2]
Message: The pronoun 'they' must be used with a non-third-person form of a verb: 'need'
Suggestion: need
... the same cost for company because they needs to provide employee training and ensuri...
^^^^^
Line 5, column 70, Rule ID: A_PLURAL[1]
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'a lot' or simply 'lots'?
Suggestion: a lot; lots
...at the lessening work week might create a lots of job and it will reduce the burden of...
^^^^^^
Line 5, column 72, Rule ID: LOTS_OF_NN[1]
Message: Possible agreement error. The noun job seems to be countable; consider using: 'lots of jobs'.
Suggestion: lots of jobs
... the lessening work week might create a lots of job and it will reduce the burden of unempl...
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Line 5, column 358, Rule ID: CD_NN[1]
Message: Possible agreement error. The noun 'week' seems to be countable, so consider using: 'weeks'.
Suggestion: weeks
...at they have done to work five day work week. For this reason, the possibility to op...
^^^^
Line 7, column 298, Rule ID: A_PLURAL[1]
Message: Don't use indefinite articles with plural words. Did you mean 'a lot' or simply 'lots'?
Suggestion: a lot; lots
...nd, he explains that it will rather put a lots of risk for individual employee because...
^^^^^^
Line 7, column 372, Rule ID: DID_BASEFORM[1]
Message: The verb 'will' requires the base form of the verb: 'dwindle'
Suggestion: dwindle
...oyee because their quality of life will dwindling, decrease their job stability and more ...
^^^^^^^^^
Line 7, column 447, Rule ID: ALLOW_TO[1]
Message: Did you mean 'losing'? Or maybe you should add a pronoun? In active voice, 'cause' + 'to' takes an object, usually a pronoun.
Suggestion: losing
...lity and more importantly it will cause to lose their job during economic downturn fast...
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Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, conversely, first, however, if, moreover, regarding, second, so, third, well, apart from, in addition, as well as, on the other hand

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

Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 3.0 10.4613686534 29% => More to be verbs wanted.
Auxiliary verbs: 12.0 5.04856512141 238% => Less auxiliary verb wanted.
Conjunction : 6.0 7.30242825607 82% => OK
Relative clauses : 7.0 12.0772626932 58% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 30.0 22.412803532 134% => Less pronouns wanted
Preposition: 27.0 30.3222958057 89% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 5.01324503311 100% => OK

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1534.0 1373.03311258 112% => OK
No of words: 307.0 270.72406181 113% => OK
Chars per words: 4.99674267101 5.08290768461 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 4.18585898806 4.04702891845 103% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.42829889183 2.5805825403 94% => OK
Unique words: 163.0 145.348785872 112% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.530944625407 0.540411800872 98% => OK
syllable_count: 464.4 419.366225166 111% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK

A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 6.0 3.25607064018 184% => OK
Article: 11.0 8.23620309051 134% => OK
Subordination: 0.0 1.25165562914 0% => More adverbial clause wanted.
Conjunction: 0.0 1.51434878587 0% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 2.5761589404 116% => OK

Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 17.0 13.0662251656 130% => OK
Sentence length: 18.0 21.2450331126 85% => The Avg. Sentence Length is relatively short.
Sentence length SD: 65.826972522 49.2860985944 134% => OK
Chars per sentence: 90.2352941176 110.228320801 82% => OK
Words per sentence: 18.0588235294 21.698381199 83% => OK
Discourse Markers: 8.41176470588 7.06452816374 119% => OK
Paragraphs: 4.0 4.09492273731 98% => OK
Language errors: 9.0 4.19205298013 215% => Less language errors wanted.
Sentences with positive sentiment : 9.0 4.33554083885 208% => Less positive sentences wanted.
Sentences with negative sentiment : 3.0 4.45695364238 67% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 5.0 4.27373068433 117% => OK
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?

Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.437963184871 0.272083759551 161% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.130153034968 0.0996497079465 131% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.111220712395 0.0662205650399 168% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.286661932022 0.162205337803 177% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0369178555393 0.0443174109184 83% => OK

Essay readability:
automated_readability_index: 11.1 13.3589403974 83% => Automated_readability_index is low.
flesch_reading_ease: 61.67 53.8541721854 115% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 9.1 11.0289183223 83% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.42 12.2367328918 93% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.28 8.42419426049 98% => OK
difficult_words: 73.0 63.6247240618 115% => OK
linsear_write_formula: 6.5 10.7273730684 61% => OK
gunning_fog: 9.2 10.498013245 88% => OK
text_standard: 9.0 11.2008830022 80% => 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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