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Session+15+Supplement+v.3 - Verbal Review Pacing and...

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Verbal Review Pacing and Strategy Question Type Number Time per Question Sentence Correction 14 – 16 1 minute 15 seconds Reading Comprehension* 12 – 14 1 minute 15 seconds Critical Reasoning 11 – 12 1 minute 45 seconds Total 41 75 minutes *It also takes about 4 minutes to read and outline each Reading Comprehension passage (4 total)
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Verbal Review Sentence Correction Review: Plan of Attack Look for errors Look for “tells,” then check for common errors. Eliminate A and other answers with the errors Compare remaining answers Use Process of Elimination strategies Found an error! Can’t find an error?
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Verbal Review Sentence Correction Review: Commonly Tested Errors Diction and Expression Subject-Verb Agreement Pronouns Verb Tense Modifiers Parallelism & Comparisons Sentence Structure Wordy and Awkward Style Idioms Active and Passive Voice Rules of Grammar
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Verbal Review Sentence Correction Review: Classic “Tells” If you see… Look for… Lots of phrases and clauses Fragments, SVA, wordiness Lists Parallelism Verbals Parallelism, modifiers, fragments Pronouns Reference and agreement errors Comparisons Illogical comparisons, parallelism, idiom errors Quantifiers Confused words (fewer/less), redundancy “Tell” words Tense, wordiness, passive voice
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Verbal Review List of SC Keywords “Tell” words Comparison Keywords Correlative Construction Keywords “there are/is” Passive verbs “being/having been” – Possible style errors “had” “if” – Possible tense errors Like… In contrast to… Unlike… Compared with… Just as… so… as … as … either. .. or neither. ..nor not only. .. but also both. .. and not. .. so much as whether. .. or
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Verbal Review Active Reading Passage MAPs Reading Comprehension Review Write as you read Read for the big picture Details aren’t as important as ideas Main Idea Attitude Purpose Structure
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Verbal Review Reading Comprehension Keywords Active Reading Keywords while due to however according to so most believe since although furthermore moreover because contrary despite perhaps the most for example suggest
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Verbal Review Critical Reasoning Keywords Evidence Keywords Conclusion Keywords Because… In general… Since… The fact that… Due to… One way… Studies show… Thus… Therefore… It must be true that… It follows that… Based on this… So…
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Verbal Review Test Day Checklist Bring Advil / Tylenol Bring earplugs Dress in layers Bring and drink water (but not too much) Don’t drink coffee (try decaf or tea) Know your test center and arrive early Early test appointments: Get used to waking up Bring anything else that makes you comfortable
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Verbal Review Test-Taking Discipline Calm test-day jitters Don’t let yourself get stuck Be confident – don’t second-guess your answers Don’t worry if the test seems tough or easy Pay attention to your performance at the end of the test
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Verbal Review Two Weeks Before the Test Review material you’ve been asked to memorized Take as many tests as you can, but don’t kill yourself Leave yourself 2-3 days before the test to relax DEFINITELY take off the day before the test
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course GB 752 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '11 term at Loyola Maryland.

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