The man expresses his opinion about the change described in the article. Briefly summarize the change then state his opinion about the change and explain the reasons he gives for holding that opinion.

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The man expresses his opinion about the change described in the article. Briefly summarize the change then state his opinion about the change and explain the reasons he gives for holding that opinion.

University Choir to Enter Off-Campus Singing Competitions
Currently, the university choir gives singing concerts only on campus. Next year, however, the choir will add competitive events at other locations to its schedule. The choir’s new director feels that entering singing competitions will make the quality of the choir’s performance even better than it is now. “Competitions will motivate students in the choir to pursue a higher standard of excellence in singing.” He said. In addition, it is hoped that getting the choir off campus and out in the public will strengthen the reputation of the university’s music program. This in turn will help the program grow.

Speaking recording
Votes
Average: 7.9 (3 votes)
Speaking category
Speakings by the user

Comments

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 561.0 593.389002037 95% => OK
No of words: 146.0 154.784114053 94% => 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: 3.84246575342 3.82920900774 100% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.47606760199 3.52088357496 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.8270732497 1.81998168104 100% => OK
Unique words: 98.0 93.7942973523 104% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.671232876712 0.608046397892 110% => OK
Syllable count: 173.7 185.724439919 94% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.2 1.20224032587 100% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.0494458078631 0.0833886788687 59% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 1.0 3.90020366599 26% => Need more acoustic paragraphs.
Average paragraph length: 146.0 71.3690273242 205% => The average paragraph length is high.
STD paragraph length: 0.0 24.1299301424 0% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 59.75 26.8388033085 223% => Need to control the rhythm of the speech
STD paragraph duration: 0.0 8.89323425527 0% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs keeps same.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 32.0 40.266802444 79% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 4.5625 4.20756893501 108% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 3.45450340136 3.23972648638 107% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.7346875 1.51236819293 115% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.00688251665 1.0352206224 97% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 35.0 37.9022403259 92% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 7.25 7.22384928717 100% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.207142857143 0.193825474362 107% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.210802160853 0.16431695912 128% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 47.89 46.6644602851 103% => OK
Average word duration: 0.32801369863 0.304040633073 108% => OK
STD word duration: 0.190754162464 0.193491353168 99% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 11.0 8.88594704684 124% => It may have 'ehn' in the speaking, or it has hesitations or overlapping speeches.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 8.28 6.97134419552 119% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 2.71 3.21433808554 84% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 59.75 59.1375356415 101% => Need to finish the speech on time.
Compare to expected duration: 0.995833333333 0.985625594026 101% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.585774058577 0.643888735843 91% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.44351464435 2.61565628039 93% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.64016736402 1.58604529434 103% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.04635623303 2.01333574461 102% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.332106424658 0.322651457988 103% => OK

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Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.

24 in 30

some key words are missing, like:
'rehearse'

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This is from TPO 18. You may practice from TPO 01 to TPO 48 in order.