Sentence Correction GMAT Preparation Guide, 3rd Edition

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Simon & Schuster, Oct 1, 2008 - Study Aids - 278 pages
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Description: The Sentence Correction Guide (288 pages) takes the guesswork out of grammar by presenting every major grammatical principle and minor grammatical point tested on the GMAT. Dont be caught relying only on your ear; master the rules for correcting every GMAT sentence.Each chapter builds comprehensive content understanding by providing rules, strategies and in-depth examples of how the GMAT tests a given topic and how you can respond accurately and quickly. The Guide contains a total of 187 "In-Action" problems of increasing difficulty with detailed answer explanations. Special Features: Purchase of this book includes one year of access to ManhattanGMATs online Sentence Correction Question Bank (accessible by inputting a unique code in the back of each book). Manhattan GMAT has categorized all the Sentence Correction problems in The Official Guides by question type. These categorized problems have been organized into problem lists that appear in the Sentence Correction Strategy Guide. Chapter By Chapter: 1. SENTENCE CORRECTION BASICS: Question Format, Best vs. Ideal, Splits and Re-Splits, Reading the Entire Sentence 2. GRAMMAR, MEANING, CONCISION: Choose/Place/Match Your Words, Redundancy, Specific Patterns of Wordiness (Advanced), False Concision (Advanced) 3. SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT: Fragments, Middlemen, Warmups, Additive Phrases, Collective Nouns, Quantity Words, Flipping 4. PARALLELISM: Parallel Markers, Structures, Idioms, Superficial Parallelism, Linking Verbs, Concrete vs Action Nouns (Advanced), Parallelism Categories (Advanced) 5. PRONOUNS: Antecedent Existence, Meaning, Ambiguity, Agreement, Case, Third Person Personal Pronouns, Demonstratives, Other Pronouns, Placeholder It, Eliminating Pronouns, Nuances of Pronoun Reference (Advanced) 6. MODIFIERS: Adjectives, Adverbs, Noun Modifiers, Position Rules and Exceptions, Relative Pronouns, Subgroup Modifiers, Essential vs. Non-Essential Modifiers, Verb Modifiers, Use of White, Absolute Phrases (Advanced) 7. VERB TENSE, MOOD, & VOICE: Simple Tenses, Progressive Tenses (Present and Past), Tense Sequence, Subjunctive Mood (Hypothetical and Command), If/Then Voice (Active and Passive), Helping Verbs, Verbals (Infinitives, Gerunds, Participles) 8. COMPARISONS: Like vs. As, Parallel Comparisons, Omitted Words, Comparative & Superlative Forms, Numbers, Other Constructions 9. IDIOMS: Spot-Extract-Replace, Idiom List (197 Entries) 10. ODDS & ENDS: Connecting Words, Connecting Punctuation, Quantity

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