Using the example of the lizard from the lecture, explain two benefits of subsurface locomotion.

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Using the example of the lizard from the lecture, explain two benefits of subsurface locomotion.

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Average: 6.6 (1 vote)
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Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments

Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 556.0 578.828451883 96% => OK
No of words: 142.0 151.265690377 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: 3.91549295775 3.82278263415 102% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.45201032557 3.50058242952 99% => OK
Word Length SD: 1.56318993893 1.80425224433 87% => OK
Unique words: 89.0 92.4686192469 96% => OK
Unique words percentage: 0.62676056338 0.61298525976 102% => OK
Syllable count: 170.1 182.283891213 93% => OK
Avg_syllables_per_word: 1.2 1.20543933054 100% => OK

Performance on coherence:
Topic speech coherence ratio: 0.085857611422 0.0839705835288 102% => OK

Acoustic performance on paragraphs:
How many acoustic paragraphs: 5.0 4.47071129707 112% => OK
Average paragraph length: 28.4 65.8948926009 43% => The average paragraph length is low.
STD paragraph length: 14.150618361 19.7758100068 72% => OK
Average paragraph duration: 11.764 25.5208953607 46% => OK
STD paragraph duration: 5.75710204877 7.49434385956 77% => OK

Acoustic performance on sentences:
How many acoustic sentences: 45.0 42.9832635983 105% => OK
Average acoustic sentence length: 3.15555555556 3.78147595546 83% => OK
STD acoustic sentence length: 2.3660145163 2.94285465224 80% => OK
Average acoustic sentences duration: 1.13977777778 1.39386743896 82% => OK
STD acoustic sentences duration: 0.613860240659 0.967747756167 63% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic silence:(An acoustic silence means a little pause between two or more words)
How many acoustic silence: 40.0 40.4456066946 99% => OK
Total acoustic silence duration: 9.46 7.59280334728 125% => It may have a lot of silences or every silence is too long.
Average acoustic silence duration: 0.2365 0.19053887516 124% => Maybe the pauses are too long.
STD acoustic silence duration: 0.211772873617 0.157467062838 134% => OK

Acoustic performance on acoustic words:
Total word duration: 41.35 46.3453556485 89% => Need to talk more.
Average word duration: 0.291197183099 0.308780311121 94% => OK
STD word duration: 0.173511709206 0.201157623399 86% => OK

Disfluencies: like hesitations, or 'ehn' or taking a long time to pronounce a word:
How many disfluencies: 9.0 8.09623430962 111% => OK
Total_disfluencies_duration: 6.41 6.56692468619 98% => OK
Total acoustic noise duration: 5.99 3.53066945607 170% => It may have issues on recording quality or have issues on silences or disfluencies.

Acoustic rates:
Total speech duration: 58.82 59.5455230126 99% => OK
Compare to expected duration: 0.980333333333 0.992425383543 99% => OK
Rate of silence: 0.680040802448 0.681803438845 100% => OK
Rate of speech: 2.41414484869 2.53813033465 95% => OK
Rate of speech by unique words: 1.51309078545 1.55221717717 97% => OK
Rate of word duration by unique words: 2.15235792019 1.99939622689 108% => OK
Average articulation rates: 0.251558429577 0.309613076454 81% => OK

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Rates: 66.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by speech e-grader: 20.0 Out of 30
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Note: the speech e-grader does NOT examine the meaning of words and ideas.