Sometimes the key in sentence correction is just a matter of knowing what to look for. Knowing how to spot parallelism and knowing when it will occur will help you to narrow in on what might be wrong in the sentence. This week’s video will cover the basics of parallelism: what it is, where and […]
These two noun phrases can be tough to distinguish. They can look almost identical at times because their structure is similar and they can appear anywhere in the sentence. The real key is to understand how they are used. In this video, I hope to explain how these two different phrases are used and how […]
What should you use? That or which? Today we find out the difference between that and which, when you should use them, and how to use (or not use) a comma with them. If you need more detail on the topic, I recommend this excellent post from Mike McGarry. This week’s board:
Some of the trickiest problems on sentence correction questions involve idioms. Today we look at idioms involving hope and model, and we look at the best way to talk about hypothetical situations on the GMAT. 😀 This week’s board:
Here are five practice SC problems, exploring this particular grammatical structure. Full explanations will appear at the end of the article.
There are so many idioms that might appear on the GMAT. At least enough to fill eleven videos. In this week’s installment, we look at the idiomatic expressions involving predicate, mistake, and unlike.
Wow! We’ve made 10 videos now on idioms! That’s awesome! In this weeks video, I go through some idioms that depend on whether you are talking about an issue or a person, what preposition to use with passives and past participles, as well as idioms to complete parallel structure.
Hello! It’s Tuesday again, and today Kevin dives into more Idioms. In this weeks video, he covers idioms involving the words suggested, consistent, chance, and reluctant. Do you know how to use these words correctly and what prepositions to pair with them? If not, you’ll know in the next few minutes. 😀 Here’s a close-up […]
Welcome back! Before we get started, take a moment to review Monday’s Sentence Correction question. Question In the middle of the 19th century, mathematician turned computer scientist Ada Lovelace aided Charles Babbage by developing the first computer algorithm, a breakthrough that ushered in the computer age, leading to machines capable of executing functions far […]
Hello! What do “contrasted with”, “indifferent towards”, and “not so much as” have in common? They are commonly tested idioms you might find on the GMAT! Watch this week’s video to make sure you know how to use them correctly. Here’s an image of this week’s board work: If you’d like to learn about any […]