Cliffs Verbal Review for Standardized Tests
The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at ... Show synopsis The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. For anyone taking any standardized test -- such as the SAT, ACT, or GRE -- "Cliffs Verbal Review for Standardized Tests" is designed to review, refresh, and reintroduce essential grammar and verbal skills. Written by test preparation experts, this clear, concise, and easy-to-use guide gives insight into the types of questions you'll face on the exam, and it demonstrates how to avoid the common and costly errors that trap the unprepared. Inside, you'll find an extensive overview of these areas: Grammar and usage reviewEnglish usage and sentence correctionTimed essay writingVerbal ability -- antonyms, analogies, and sentence completionReading comprehensionStrategies for each question typePractice exercises with hundreds of questions and complete explanations This guide's unique approach will not only review the essential basic skills, but also show you how to apply them effectively and specifically on standardized tests. As you work your way through this guide, you'll hone your knowledge ofParts of speech, adjectives and adverbs, linking verbs, and comparatives and superlativesDangling modifiers, ambiguous pronouns, and double negativesErrors in diction, idiom, and stylePunctuation -- using commas, semi-colons, colons, apostrophes, and dashesWriting narrative, descriptive, analytical, and expository essays With guidance from the CliffsTestPrep series, you'll feel at home in any standardized-test environment!
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