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I want to know more about the E-rater criteria

Take my essay for example:

1.Does “chars” stands for characters? Do I have to worry about the differences between mine and the ideal ones?

No. of Words greater than 5 chars: 96 100
No. of Words greater than 6 chars: 71 80
No. of Words greater than 7 chars: 53 40
No. of Words greater than 8 chars: 40 20

2. The ideal passive voice is 0. Does it mean we need to avoid any passive voice in essays?

Use of Passive Voice (%): 0 0

3. My teacher told me to write 4 paragraphs. Does that really affect my IELTS score?

Number of Paragraphs: 4 5

4. I'm not sure how to improve this area, any suggestions?

Category: Satisfactory Excellent

I appreciate if you can solve my questions. I didn't find any answers for these ones.

Comments

1.Yes, “chars” stands for characters. Don't need to worry too much about the differences between yours and the ideal ones. You are just doing greatly.

2. You can use Passive Voice. here it means Passive Voices are used wrongly.

3. You can write 4 paragraphs or 5 paragraphs without any problem. like this:

para 1: introduction
para 2: reason 1
para 3: reason 2
para 4: reason 3 (optional)
para 5: conclusion

or:

para 1: introduction
para 2: idea one.
para 3: however, idea two
para 4: in my opinion...

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4. here Category: Satisfactory Excellent means the overall performance of the essay. You need to look more of the flaws we put for you.