The speakers discuss two possible solutions to the man's problem. Briefly summarize the problem. Then state which solution you recommend and explain why.

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The speakers discuss two possible solutions to the man's problem. Briefly summarize the problem. Then state which solution you recommend and explain why.

1. Hey, sally, I just got the first draft of my research paper from Professor Stone.
2. Just now?
3. I got mine back a few days ago.
4. Yeah, everyone else in the class that I know of got theirs a few days ago, too.
5. But the deadline, you are running out of time.
6. Yeah, I am worried.
7. I only have one day to review all these comments and write my final draft.
8. He made a lot of suggestions.
9. You should definitely ask Professor Stone for a deadline extension.
10. He should take some responsibility for this situation.
11. It is sort of his fault you won't have much time to work on in before the due date.
12. I've thought about that, but would he think I was being pushy or criticizing him for not getting the paper back to me right away.
13. I don't want to offend him.
14. True, but it is you grade we are talking about.
15. You've got a legitimate concern.
16. But it's understandable if you are uncomfortable asking.
17. Yeah, I am not a tough Spartan.
18. You know, you could always just do your best with the time you have left.
19. You are a good student.
20. I bet you can finish it quickly; work really fast and it'll still turn out good.
21. Do my best for the time I have left.
22. Well, if I worked really hard, I imagine I might do ok but I‘d have to be sure to deal with all these comments.
23. I need a good grade.

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

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 767.0 599.738853503 128% => OK
No of words: 188.0 158.596602972 119% => OK
Chars per words: 4.07978723404 3.77925476217 108% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.70287850203 3.54123138178 105% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.9567167348 1.79916674678 109% => OK
Unique words: 124.0 95.8789808917 129% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.659574468085 0.607024082132 109% => OK
Syllable count: 238.5 189.005732484 126% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.3 1.19129511677 109% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.090352666861 0.0831539838537 109% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 1.0 4.29936305732 23% => Need more acoustic paragraphs.
Average paragraph length: 188.0 70.8089261375 266% => The average paragraph length is high.
STD paragraph length: 0.0 23.6022091992 0% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 60.48 25.9380837976 233% => Need to control the rhythm of the speech
STD paragraph duration: 0.0 8.54438981162 0% => The duration of acoustic paragraphs keeps same.

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 31.0 40.7070063694 76% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 6.06451612903 4.24305496596 143% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 3.78396859319 3.29867071766 115% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.89096774194 1.4825078846 128% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 1.03750430963 1.02222390891 101% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 31.0 38.0 82% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 8.87 7.14643312102 124% => It may have a lot of silences or every silence is too long.
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.286129032258 0.189447223375 151% => Maybe the pauses are too long.
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.24363745434 0.156783300276 155% => The duration of acoustic silence changes often. It may have hesitations.

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 47.87 46.7170700637 102% => OK
Average word duration: 0.254627659574 0.297490414073 86% => OK
STD word duration: 0.134074327119 0.186336302485 72% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 3.0 7.29723991507 41% => OK
Total_disfluencies_duration: 2.19 5.7916985138 38% => Good job. The lower, the better.
Total acoustic noise duration: 1.48 3.38276008493 44% => OK

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 60.48 59.3491295117 102% => Need to finish the speech on time.
Compare to expected duration: 1.008 0.989152158528 102% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.512566137566 0.642608181899 80% => OK
Rate of speech: 3.10846560847 2.6701766005 116% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 2.05026455026 1.61481078811 127% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.5903488615 2.05366198651 126% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.247244569149 0.327712499341 75% => 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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