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Sentence Correction

800Score GMAT Guide

Sentence Correction
Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section Section I: Introduction II: Grammar Basics III: Sentence Correction Tips IV: Three-Step Method V: Seven Error Types V-1: Subject-Verb Agreement V-2: Modifiers V-3: Parallelism V-4: Pronoun Agreement V-5: Verb Time Sequences V-6: Comparisons V-7: Idioms VI: Sample Questions

Section I: Introduction

Typically one third of the 41 Verbal questions are Sentence Correction. Of all the GMAT sections you must study, two in particular will have enduring benefits after test day: the AWA Essay section and the Sentence Correction section. Effective writing is not only a prerequisite for mastering the GMAT, it is also a vital part of business communication. What you learn here will help you to express your ideas more clearly and effectively, whether you are drafting a GMAT essay or a business proposal.

II. Grammar Basics Definitions of common grammar terms that you will find on the GMAT. III. Sentence Correction Tips A few basic tips to keep in mind. IV. Three-Step Method for Sentence Correction Questions This section provides you with a clear, step-by-step method for tackling all Sentence Correction questions. V. Seven Types of Errors in Sentence Correction Questions This section provides you with an overview of the seven most common grammar mistakes found in Sentence Correction questions. You will learn specific skills for handling individual questions. VI. Sample Questions Timed online questions to simulate actual GMAT questions.

Section II: Grammar Basics

Function Words

active

voice in which the person or thing performing the action is the sub ject of the verb John throws the pencil.

adjective

word or phrase that modifies a noun or adverb It was a happy coincidence.

adverb
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