TPO 23 - Question 4Reference GroupsOur thinking and behavior are often influenced by other people. When we admire and respect someone, we naturally try to imitate their behavior and attitudes. Groups of people whom we admire and whose behavior and attitud

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TPO 23 - Question 4
Reference Groups
Our thinking and behavior are often influenced by other people. When we admire and respect someone, we naturally try to imitate their behavior and attitudes. Groups of people whom we admire and whose behavior and attitudes we tend to imitate are known as reference groups. Reference groups provide a model--a frame of reference--that can shape how we think and behave. Over the course of a lifetime, we may be influenced by many different reference groups. As we grow older, or encounter new circumstances, our reference groups may change, and our attitudes and behavior may change accordingly.

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Votes
Average: 9 (1 vote)
Speaking category
Speakings by the user

Comments

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 760.0 592.248995984 128% => OK
No of words: 191.0 155.574297189 123% => OK
Chars per words: 3.97905759162 3.80514564318 105% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.71756304063 3.525876923 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.98675750775 1.79077849142 111% => OK
Unique words: 122.0 93.7148594378 130% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.638743455497 0.604071249207 106% => OK
Syllable count: 244.8 185.844578313 132% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.3 1.19417670683 109% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.126819490314 0.0650381309087 195% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 4.0 4.35341365462 92% => OK
Average paragraph length: 47.75 68.503853103 70% => OK
STD paragraph length: 39.1814688341 21.3332995233 184% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 14.2575 25.9943957902 55% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 11.6700372214 7.84667146824 149% => OK

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 29.0 42.0642570281 69% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 6.58620689655 4.02192344571 164% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 4.80314007477 3.1217529195 154% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.91724137931 1.45093177766 132% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.19002722818 0.99851816184 119% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 27.0 39.0421686747 69% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 5.03 7.12997991968 71% => OK
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.186296296296 0.185688545393 100% => OK
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.116401226548 0.155154303396 75% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 48.03 47.1480722892 102% => OK
Average word duration: 0.251465968586 0.305395592593 82% => OK
STD word duration: 0.141728106499 0.189427763521 75% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 3.0 7.94979919679 38% => Good job, the lower, the better.
Total_disfluencies_duration: 2.12 6.2937751004 34% => Good job. The lower, the better.
Total acoustic noise duration: 1.74 3.39508032129 51% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 57.03 59.7592369478 95% => Talk more. Do not save time. People can talk 4-5 words in one second.
Compare to expected duration: 0.9505 0.995987282463 95% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.473435034193 0.656000678711 72% => OK
Rate of speech: 3.34911450114 2.60215298798 129% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 2.13922496931 1.56821927147 136% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.54007911722 1.99336655568 127% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.37625013089 0.317803793328 118% => 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.