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The administration has announced that starting next fall, the university will stop offering evening classes in many departments. According to a university administrator, the decision was prompted by a steady decline in enrollments in evening classes. &quo

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The administration has announced that starting next fall, the university will stop offering evening classes in many departments. According to a university administrator, the decision was prompted by a steady decline in enrollments in evening classes. "Evening classes are just too small," the administrator said. When asked to explain the decline in enrollments, the administrator pointed to the fact that most evening classes are taught by teaching assistants, who are usually graduate students. "Surveys show that students prefer to take classes taught by experienced faculty members, the spokesperson said, “Probably because they simply know more than graduate teaching assistants do.

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 757.0 593.389002037 128% => OK
No of words: 177.0 154.784114053 114% => OK
Chars per words: 4.27683615819 3.82920900774 112% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.64748333727 3.52088357496 104% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.28163266483 1.81998168104 125% => OK
Unique words: 106.0 93.7942973523 113% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.598870056497 0.608046397892 98% => OK
Syllable count: 238.5 185.724439919 128% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.3 1.20224032587 108% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0354212036957 0.0833886788687 42% => 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: 4.0 3.90020366599 103% => OK
Average paragraph length: 44.25 71.3690273242 62% => OK
STD paragraph length: 20.0546129357 24.1299301424 83% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 15.0 26.8388033085 56% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 6.24970799318 8.89323425527 70% => OK

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 25.0 40.266802444 62% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 7.08 4.20756893501 168% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 6.53556424496 3.23972648638 202% => The length of acoustic sentences changes so often.
Average acoustic sentences duration: 2.314 1.51236819293 153% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.74272430407 1.0352206224 168% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 26.0 37.9022403259 69% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 5.54 7.22384928717 77% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.213076923077 0.193825474362 110% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.207823320502 0.16431695912 126% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 50.07 46.6644602851 107% => OK
Average word duration: 0.282881355932 0.304040633073 93% => OK
STD word duration: 0.166044553759 0.193491353168 86% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 3.0 8.88594704684 34% => Good job, the lower, the better.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 2.38 6.97134419552 34% => Good job. The lower, the better.
Total acoustic noise duration: 2.3 3.21433808554 72% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 60.0 59.1375356415 101% => Need to finish the speech on time.
Compare to expected duration: 1.0 0.985625594026 101% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.433333333333 0.643888735843 67% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.95 2.61565628039 113% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.76666666667 1.58604529434 111% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.11703614939 2.01333574461 105% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.499282367232 0.322651457988 155% => OK

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It may have duplicated content. Need to use the words more efficiently.

Rates: 83.3333333333 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 25.0 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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