Burning coal in power plants produces a waste product called coal ash, a material that contains small amounts of potentially harmful chemicals. Environmentalists in the United States are concerned about the damage such harmful chemicals may be doing to the environment and suggest that the United States government should create new, much stricter regulations for handling and storing coal ash.
The passage states that the companies are disagree with the environmentalists concerns which are about the potential damage of coal ash, which is a material containg small amounts of likely harmful chemicals. In the lecture, all three statements of the representatives of power companies are discused and rejected. In the first argument, lecture states that many of the liners of the companies are old and insufficient; they may not function as well and may cause serious damges. For example several years ago coal ash was licked from a liner to the drinking water and caused many problems. Secondly, it states that the companies statement about concerns of the costumers is not reliable. If people are aware from the harm, they will reject it and agree to use the recycled products. As an example it mentions recylcling mercury which is accepted by people because it is less harmful. At last, it states that although the strict will increase the electric bill of the public, but it is about only one percent and it is little cost to pay for the environment. For conclusion, the lecture states that the government should create new, much stricter regulations for handling and storing coal ash which also will be accepted by people.
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- Burning coal in power plants produces a waste product called coal ash a material that contains small amounts of potentially harmful chemicals Environmentalists in the United States are concerned about the damage such harmful chemicals may be doing to the 76
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Grammar and spelling errors:
Line 1, column 43, Rule ID: BEEN_PART_AGREEMENT
Message: Consider using a past participle here: 'disagreed'.
...e passage states that the companies are disagree with the environmentalists concerns whi...
Line 1, column 621, Rule ID: POSSESIVE_APOSTROPHE
Message: Possible typo: apostrophe is missing. Did you mean 'companies'' or 'company's'?
Suggestion: companies'; company's
... problems. Secondly, it states that the companies statement about concerns of the costume...
Transition Words or Phrases used:
also, but, first, if, may, second, secondly, so, well, for example
Attributes: Values AverageValues Percentages(Values/AverageValues)% => Comments
Performance on Part of Speech:
To be verbs : 13.0 10.4613686534 124% => OK
Auxiliary verbs: 6.0 5.04856512141 119% => OK
Conjunction : 8.0 7.30242825607 110% => OK
Relative clauses : 9.0 12.0772626932 75% => More relative clauses wanted.
Pronoun: 14.0 22.412803532 62% => OK
Preposition: 22.0 30.3222958057 73% => OK
Nominalization: 5.0 5.01324503311 100% => OK
Performance on vocabulary words:
No of characters: 1027.0 1373.03311258 75% => OK
No of words: 207.0 270.72406181 76% => More content wanted.
Chars per words: 4.961352657 5.08290768461 98% => OK
Fourth root words length: 3.79308509922 4.04702891845 94% => OK
Word Length SD: 2.73950955466 2.5805825403 106% => OK
Unique words: 120.0 145.348785872 83% => More unique words wanted.
Unique words percentage: 0.579710144928 0.540411800872 107% => OK
syllable_count: 315.9 419.366225166 75% => OK
avg_syllables_per_word: 1.5 1.55342163355 97% => OK
A sentence (or a clause, phrase) starts by:
Pronoun: 4.0 3.25607064018 123% => OK
Article: 2.0 8.23620309051 24% => OK
Subordination: 2.0 1.25165562914 160% => OK
Conjunction: 1.0 1.51434878587 66% => OK
Preposition: 3.0 2.5761589404 116% => OK
Performance on sentences:
How many sentences: 9.0 13.0662251656 69% => Need more sentences. Double check the format of sentences, make sure there is a space between two sentences, or have enough periods. And also check the lengths of sentences, maybe they are too long.
Sentence length: 23.0 21.2450331126 108% => OK
Sentence length SD: 40.6214077234 49.2860985944 82% => OK
Chars per sentence: 114.111111111 110.228320801 104% => OK
Words per sentence: 23.0 21.698381199 106% => OK
Discourse Markers: 7.33333333333 7.06452816374 104% => OK
Paragraphs: 1.0 4.09492273731 24% => More paragraphs wanted.
Language errors: 2.0 4.19205298013 48% => OK
Sentences with positive sentiment : 3.0 4.33554083885 69% => OK
Sentences with negative sentiment : 5.0 4.45695364238 112% => OK
Sentences with neutral sentiment: 1.0 4.27373068433 23% => More facts, knowledge or examples wanted.
What are sentences with positive/Negative/neutral sentiment?
Coherence and Cohesion:
Essay topic to essay body coherence: 0.235417420688 0.272083759551 87% => OK
Sentence topic coherence: 0.0880007681806 0.0996497079465 88% => OK
Sentence topic coherence SD: 0.0925367397325 0.0662205650399 140% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence: 0.235417420688 0.162205337803 145% => OK
Paragraph topic coherence SD: 0.0 0.0443174109184 0% => Paragraphs are similar to each other. Some content may get duplicated or it is not exactly right on the topic.
automated_readability_index: 13.4 13.3589403974 100% => OK
flesch_reading_ease: 56.59 53.8541721854 105% => OK
smog_index: 3.1 5.55761589404 56% => Smog_index is low.
flesch_kincaid_grade: 11.1 11.0289183223 101% => OK
coleman_liau_index: 11.78 12.2367328918 96% => OK
dale_chall_readability_score: 8.9 8.42419426049 106% => OK
difficult_words: 54.0 63.6247240618 85% => More difficult words wanted.
linsear_write_formula: 10.5 10.7273730684 98% => OK
gunning_fog: 11.2 10.498013245 107% => OK
text_standard: 12.0 11.2008830022 107% => OK
What are above readability scores?
Minimum four paragraphs wanted. The correct pattern:
para 1: introduction
para 2: doubt 1
para 3: doubt 2
para 4: doubt 3
Less contents wanted from the reading passages(25%), more content wanted from the lecture (75%).
Don't need a conclusion paragraph.
Read sample essays from ETS:
Rates: 76.6666666667 out of 100
Scores by essay e-grader: 23.0 Out of 30
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