This mistake is astonishingly common in spoken English, even among otherwise well-spoken people. In the six Sentence Correction practice questions below, all the questions contain “due to.” Where is it used correctly and where is it wrong? 1) Elysium Field Construction planned to build a ten-story building the suburban downtown, but due to unstable bedrock […]
Put on your vocabulary hats! It’s time to learn more idioms. In this video we’ll look at the idiomatic phrases involving responsible, ranging, agreeing, and defined. Transcript Hello! Welcome to GMAT Tuesdays. You know how everyone says you can hold a shell up to your ear and hear the ocean? Well. If you have an […]
Can you believe there are now 17 videos about idioms? I can’t! I am amazed by all the idioms out there! This week, you will learn idiomatic expressions involving years, different, capable, and argue. Be sure to check out the board for this week!
First, here are 8 GMAT Sentence Correction problems, each involving some kind of logical issue. 1) Napoleon entered Russia in June, 1812, with an army half a million strong, but leaving in December, 1812, with just less than 30,000 troops. (A) leaving in December, 1812, with just less (B) just left in December, 1812, […]
When we speak of one past event that happened before another past event, one way to denote the earlier event is by use of the past perfect tense. When should we use the past perfect, and when is it not required? This is a tricky issue. First, four practice Sentence Correction questions. 1) James […]
Dive into another week of Idioms! In this weeks video, I cover idiomatic phrases involving hold, view, know, and hope. 😀 Be excellent to the universe! Here’s this week’s board!
Another Tuesday filled with idioms. Every where you turn, there are new idioms to learn and take in. And if you put in the time to learn them, you’ll breeze through some of the sentence correction questions on the GMAT. 😀 This week we look at fascinated, compare, replace, and account idiomatic phrases. Check […]
First of all, here are four challenging SC questions involving comparisons. What could be better than SC questions about comparisons? (I couldn’t resist starting off a blog about comparisons with a comparison!)
Idioms—you need to know! 😀 This week we look at idiomatic expressions involving prevent, less/fewer, amount/number, and wonder. Here’s this week’s board.
The word “however” is a tricky word with an interesting history. First, a couple practice questions in which this word appears.