Many universities now offer academic courses over the Internet. However, some people still prefer learning in traditional classrooms. Which do you think is better? Explain why.

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Many universities now offer academic courses over the Internet. However, some people still prefer learning in traditional classrooms. Which do you think is better? Explain why.

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2018-08-14 lilly 66.00 Check this speaking
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2019-11-03 shrijan 80.00 Check this speaking
2019-12-19 savikx 80.00 Check this speaking

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 542.0 444.711560045 122% => OK
No of words: 146.0 116.580246914 125% => OK
Chars per words: 3.71232876712 3.81502700369 97% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.47606760199 3.28032121604 106% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.73977995818 1.8723322822 93% => OK
Unique words: 83.0 76.076318743 109% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.568493150685 0.655143326166 87% => More unique words wanted or less content wanted.
Syllable count: 171.9 141.574747475 121% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.2 1.21358024691 99% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0189993795287 0.0738818816272 26% => It may have issues on recording quality or the content is not so closely related to content.

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 2.0 3.20202020202 62% => OK
Average paragraph length: 73.5 60.3232687746 122% => OK
STD paragraph length: 72.5 17.3634065801 418% => Paragraph length changes often.
Average paragraph duration: 32.315 22.9064221017 141% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 31.535 6.49597621602 485% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs changes often.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 53.0 31.1548821549 170% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 2.75471698113 4.0588447711 68% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 2.33840503922 3.18357895611 73% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.1558490566 1.46810986539 79% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 0.711107119713 1.01537252472 70% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 55.0 28.6644219978 192% => It means the content is not pronounced smoothly or it is pronounced slowly. It is word by word.
Total acoustic silence duration: 15.84 5.28593714927 300% => It may have a lot of silences or every silence is too long.
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.288 0.187982170178 153% => Maybe the pauses are too long.
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.459530986194 0.154715141812 297% => The duration of acoustic silence changes often. It may have hesitations.

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 41.82 35.408047138 118% => OK
Average word duration: 0.286438356164 0.306236595465 94% => OK
STD word duration: 0.15910167218 0.198589292138 80% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 5.0 6.3164983165 79% => OK
Total_disfluencies_duration: 3.51 5.14435465769 68% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 4.88 2.80480359147 174% => It may have issues on recording quality or have issues on silences or disfluencies.

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 64.63 45.0716498316 143% => Need to finish the speech on time.
Compare to expected duration: 1.43622222222 1.00159221848 143% => It is over the expected time.
Rate of silence: 0.85099798855 0.637764685501 133% => Less acoustic silences wanted.
Rate of speech: 2.25901284233 2.58495923209 87% => Need to bring more content.
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.28423332818 1.68816559523 76% => More unique words wanted.
Rate of word duration by unique words: 1.98469631755 2.15290372801 92% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.334078328767 0.343871460585 97% => OK

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The speech is either too short or too long. It should be in 45 seconds.

Rates: 50.0 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 15.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.