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TIPS FOR GMAT SENTENCE CORRECTION
Sentence Correction questions constitutes one of the brainstorming sections of theGMAT. This section extensively tests candidates’ ability to find grammaticalmistakes in a sentence. While many candidates find it a herculean task to attemptthe GMAT Sentence Correction questions, this could be attempted confidentlyprovided you follow a few tips. Here they are!First, you will get a sentence with part of it being underlined. This underlined partcontains errors in terms of grammar or expression of clarity. This question stem isfollowed by five options that are supposed to contain information correcting themistakes in the question and make it meaningful.However, you have to remember that the first option simply copies the underlinedportion of the question sentence as it is, and it appears correct only once out of fiveor six times on an average. Now, I am sure that you know what you have to do. Youhave to simply identify that answer choice which correctly revises the incorrectportion of the question and make it meaningful and grammatically correct. In orderto do this, read the entire sentence thoroughly. While reading pay meticulousattention to multiple errors. You may find errors in terms of grammar, usages,clarity etc.Understand the meaning of the sentence properly and then think in what best wayyou could correct the sentence. Keeping your generated sentence in mind go intothe options to see which option contains the types of sentence that you havecreated. Don’t give undue importance on option A since it appears to be correcttrue very rarely. Don’t pay much attention on punctuation either, since they are nottested in the GMAT SC. By following the elimination process, eliminate the optionsthat appear awkward to you at the first instance. Sometimes, you get tricked by twoseemingly similar answer choices. In such a case, rely on your reasoning to find thebest answer. It is just because one sentence appears wordy to you, don’t assumethat it is a wrong answer. It may so happen that it is grammatically correct and isthe best option. However, practice, practice and practice. This alone is the key tosuccess.Piles of books are available to help you in the GMAT SC section, but we stronglysuggest you to follow the useful tips provided by Manhattan Review India.Headquartered in New York and based in Hyderabad, this renowned test prepcompany continuously and tirelessly formulates strategies to crack all difficultsections of all major tests. Equipped with a strong team of intellectual faculty, stateof the art infrastructure, comprehensive study materials, test-beating strategies andhigh-tech classrooms, Manhattan Review India extensively trains thousands of testtakes every year to get through difficult tests like the GMAT, GRE, SAT, TOEFL andIELTS.

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