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TPO 31 - Question 2 Some university students choose to take difficult classes even if they know they might not get a good grade in the class. Other students prefer to take easier classes in which they know they will get a good grade. Which do you prefer?

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 414.0 444.711560045 93% => OK
No of words: 116.0 116.580246914 100% => More words wanted. You may: choose simpler words or speak faster or remove hesitations or remove long pauses, and fully use the time, do NOT save one or two seconds.
Chars per words: 3.56896551724 3.81502700369 94% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.28181803491 3.28032121604 100% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.49841374708 1.8723322822 80% => OK
Unique words: 82.0 76.076318743 108% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.706896551724 0.655143326166 108% => OK
Syllable count: 126.9 141.574747475 90% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.1 1.21358024691 91% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.148319370443 0.0738818816272 201% => Good job. The more, the better.

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 1.0 3.20202020202 31% => OK
Average paragraph length: 116.0 60.3232687746 192% => OK
STD paragraph length: 0.0 17.3634065801 0% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 44.81 22.9064221017 196% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 0.0 6.49597621602 0% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs keeps same.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 27.0 31.1548821549 87% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 4.2962962963 4.0588447711 106% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 3.46212110979 3.18357895611 109% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.63592592593 1.46810986539 111% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.15038563344 1.01537252472 113% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 24.0 28.6644219978 84% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 4.0 5.28593714927 76% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.166666666667 0.187982170178 89% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.12713728363 0.154715141812 82% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 38.36 35.408047138 108% => OK
Average word duration: 0.330689655172 0.306236595465 108% => OK
STD word duration: 0.181558027857 0.198589292138 91% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 8.0 6.3164983165 127% => It may have 'ehn' in the speaking, or it has hesitations or overlapping speeches.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 6.38 5.14435465769 124% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 1.0 2.80480359147 36% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 44.81 45.0716498316 99% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 0.995777777778 1.00159221848 99% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.535594733318 0.637764685501 84% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.58870787771 2.58495923209 100% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.82994867217 1.68816559523 108% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.13764337852 2.15290372801 99% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.299063663793 0.343871460585 87% => OK

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Rates: 90.0 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 27.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.

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