The PowerScore GMAT Sentence Correction Bible
By: Victoria Wood | Paperback: 342 Pages | ISBN: 978-0-9721296-5-7 | Edition: 2019
The PowerScore GMAT Sentence Correction Bible™ is the most comprehensive book available for the Sentence Correction section of the GMAT. The grammar lessons contained in the Sentence Correction Bible are representative of the techniques covered in PowerScore’s live courses and have consistently been proven effective for thousands of our students.
The book features and explains a detailed methodology for attacking all aspects of Sentence Correction questions, including recognizing errors in parts of speech, the proper way to correct single and multiple errors, strategies for determining possible errors, and techniques for quickly eliminating answer choices as you solve the questions. Entire chapters are devoted to potential errors in common parts of speech.
The following grammar concepts and errors are covered in detail:
- Basic Grammar
- Sentence Construction
- Multiple Errors
- Sentence Correction Strategies
In addition, the Sentence Correction Bible features well over 200 GMAT Sentence Correction questions in examples, drills, and problem sets in order to effectively practice our techniques. This includes examples for each of the error types referenced above. The Sentence Correction questions on the GMAT represent approximately one-third of your verbal score and often intimidate test takers whose formal grammar training lapsed in elementary or middle school. However, once you understand how to efficiently approach each error type and deconstruct the sentence presented, the solution to each question can be quickly discovered. Through step-by-step analysis of every error that you will encounter, detailed explanations for every answer choice, and extensive drills to enforce every major concept, this book with teach you how to correctly solve even the most complicated Sentence Correction problems.
The Sentence Correction Bible is also supplemented by a unique website that provides additional materials to complement the book and answer frequently asked student questions.
"This book saved my GMAT score. I took classes, studied by myself, and struggled with sentence correction but none of them worked until this book. This book will teach you american english from the ground up and the book also includes useful practice questions and detailed explanations. The book really pushes you to think like a GMAT test writer and helps you to spot all the errors."
"I just recently studied for the GMAT and I have seen a lot of various books and by far this one is the best for increasing your score on sentence correction. It is packed with great examples and is easy to read and follow. I would recommend this book to anyone studying for the GMAT. A+++++"
"What I liked most about this book over the others on the market is the depth it goes into the subject matter. Yes, it does cover some basic sentence grammar but I found this a helpful review since grammar was not taught formally at my school. If English is not your native language, I could see this being a great help/refresher for you. But this book goes deeper into the subject, allowing the reader to see the tricks and the pitfalls the GMAT tries to throw at you. The layout of the book makes it easy to use as a study guide. Unlike some other companies test-prep material, the questions are original with in-depth explanations and the book offers tips on strategy and typical errors throughout each section. While some other guides quote and cite extensively from the Official Guide, this book offers you a fresh perspective with unique practice questions"