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00019___1ce0c1f385d3f0bcd0b450d3a9d2d605 - the Diagnostic...

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GRAMMAR AND USAG E This section deals with questions of grammar and usage that ar e likely to be tested- on most standardized exams . A brief description o f the three major English usage and sentence correction question type s you will encounter in these tests follows . Even if a specific questio n type does not appear on your exam, you should review all of thi s section thoroughly, as it deals with material that is tested in virtuall y every standardized test containing verbal sections, though the for m of a question may vary . (Note that the GRE and PSAT ar e exceptions . ) After reading the following section, be sure to take the Diagnosti c Test to find those areas which are difficult for you . To be sure of th e best test preparation possible, you should read the entire Gramma r and Usage Review which follows and do all of the exercises . Thi s review focuses on areas that are most commonly tested
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Unformatted text preview: the Diagnostic Test will guide you in choosing which areas t o concentrate on. Finish your review by working the practice sections and by reading the answers carefully . ENGLISH USAGE AND SENTENCE CORRECTIO N QUESTION TYPES ENGLISH USAGE TYPE 1 Directions English usage questions test your ability to identify errors o f standard written English as they appear in sentences . Each sentence may contain one error in grammar, usage, idiom, or diction (wor d choice) . You are to mark the letter (A, B, C, or D) of the part of the sentence which is incorrect. If no part of the sentence is incorrect, mark letter (E). This type of question appears on exams such as th e Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) and the Test o f Standard Written English on the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) . 9...
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