TPO 07 - Question 3 Sculpture Courses to Be Discontinued University administrators announced yesterday that the sculpture program, a division of the art department, will be eliminated. "The main reason is a lack of student interest," reported one adminis

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 716.0 593.389002037 121% => OK
No of words: 158.0 154.784114053 102% => OK
Chars per words: 4.53164556962 3.82920900774 118% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.54539209256 3.52088357496 101% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.48710824426 1.81998168104 137% => OK
Unique words: 104.0 93.7942973523 111% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.658227848101 0.608046397892 108% => OK
Syllable count: 228.6 185.724439919 123% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.4 1.20224032587 116% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.156001845055 0.0833886788687 187% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 1.0 3.90020366599 26% => Need more acoustic paragraphs.
Average paragraph length: 158.0 71.3690273242 221% => The average paragraph length is high.
STD paragraph length: 0.0 24.1299301424 0% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 58.07 26.8388033085 216% => 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: 31.0 40.266802444 77% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 5.09677419355 4.20756893501 121% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 3.73609109778 3.23972648638 115% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.80451612903 1.51236819293 119% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.06838086331 1.0352206224 103% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 25.0 37.9022403259 66% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 5.45 7.22384928717 75% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.218 0.193825474362 112% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.140769314838 0.16431695912 86% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 47.67 46.6644602851 102% => OK
Average word duration: 0.301708860759 0.304040633073 99% => OK
STD word duration: 0.193620381021 0.193491353168 100% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 4.0 8.88594704684 45% => OK
Total_disfluencies_duration: 3.42 6.97134419552 49% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 3.02 3.21433808554 94% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 58.07 59.1375356415 98% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 0.967833333333 0.985625594026 98% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.430514895815 0.643888735843 67% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.72085414155 2.61565628039 104% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.79094196659 1.58604529434 113% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.18166561779 2.01333574461 108% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.514573443038 0.322651457988 159% => 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.

22 in 30

a lot of 'she thinks'.

so when we use transition words like 'she thinks', 'in addition'...?
when we really don't have something to say, it can help us to stay calm and speak smoothly in a moment. Don't use it too often.

wrong:
students is lack of interest...

...courses is optional...