on·t spend too long on one item. Pay attention to the words before and after the gap in the grammar, vocabulary andcloze sections.
The Golden Rule of the Grammar and Meaning Tango!!" Remember!!!e.g: He is always ---------- in footballa. interested b. enthusiastic c. concerned d. eager The correct answer is a. (
ll distractors have almost the same meaning but!! =interested in / entusiastic about / concerned about / eager to ): Once you have decided on the answer, read the whole sentence to see if it makessense.
Watch out for correct reference: Is it a man, woman, you, me, us, him, her, oneperson/thing or many?
on't translate from Greek. Think about the correct English word order. Remember that every question may test one or more specific grammar topics. Itmay not only be about Passive Voice but also about the correct passive verb tense.
Look at the stems of unknown words: They may be of Greek or Latin origin (of another language you may know such as French)
Check to see if a preposition or particle follows the blank so that you choose theitem that agrees with it.
on't waste time by staring at the questions over and over. Go through thissection quickly so that you can have adequate time for the Reading section.
Writing essay: Participle clauses can be used to express time relationships,replacing 'before', 'after', and 'when'. They can show causal relationships, replacing 'because', 'as', and 'since'. They can sometimes replace the if + verb in conditionalsentences. They can also be used to express results, replacing 'as a result', 'so that'etc. By correctly using participle clauses, a student can create a less 'formulaic'essay.