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Category: SAT Verb Tenses

Chris Lele

SAT Writing – Conditional Tense

The conditional tense is rarely tested on the SAT, and usually when it is, the answer jumps out at you because it just sounds weird. An easy way to think of the conditional tense is as the “if” tense. It describes something that hasn’t happened but that could happen. Take a look: 1) If I […]

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Lucas Fink

The Passive Voice in SAT Writing

One of the errors that SAT writing multiple choice questions check for can be a little controversial because they’re not always exactly wrong. It’s actually a bit subjective. Here are a couple sentences with pretty much the exact same meaning. Are either of them incorrect? 1. My wig was stolen! 2. Somebody stole my wig! The […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz

Before you start, you may want to read the Writing Essentials Subject-Verb Agreement post. If you feel you ‘got it’, then have a go at these five questions. They are not easy, so good luck!   1. The number of Americans living in rural areas have decreased (A) to unprecedented levels, with (B)most farmers saying that their days (C)in […]

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