How to raise your score on the GRE Verbal Reasoning
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How to raise your score on the GRE Verbal Reasoning

This course will teach you how to get a higher score on the GRE Verbal by solving text completion problems.
3.0 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
543 students enrolled
Created by Brian Vieira
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Learn how to complete the text completion problems on the GRE Verbal Reasoning section
Become extremely confident in knowing how to analyze each section of compound and complex sentences
Score higher on the GRE Verbal reasoning section
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Requirements
  • Students need to have a notebook to record important strategies.
Description

This course will help students to raise their scores on the GRE Verbal Reasoning section. Students will learn how to analyze complex sentence structure in order to find the key terms which provide clues to completing the sentences in text completion problems. Students will learn a simple, systematic strategy for approaching and solving each text completion problem. Confidence building Quizzes are provided to help students to master this material. This is a brief course as it deals with only the text completion problems on the GRE Verbal Reasoning section. Yet, it's enough to get any student started on the road to confidence, excellence, higher scores, and entrance into the best graduate schools.

The course is structured in the following manner:

1. Students watch a brief video which shows them how to use a simple strategic approach to solving all sentence completion problems.

2. Students then take a practice quiz to see how to apply this strategy.

If you want to learn a simple, systematic way to raise your score on the GRE Verbal section, then this course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for students who need to raise their scores on the GRE Verbal Reasoning Section.
  • It is also beneficial for any student who wants to improve his or her ability to analyze English sentences.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 15 Lectures Collapse All 15 Lectures 01:33:26
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Introduction
7 Lectures 57:13

Learn how to use a simple, systematic strategy to solve text completion problems.

Preview 07:45

Now that you've learned the strategy, see if you can apply it to solving a new problem.

Lesson two: Let's review our strategy and apply it to a new problem
08:48

This new problem is challenging. Lets' apply our problem solving strategy together.

Lesson Three: Let's attack a new problem together.
08:01

This text completion problem gives us a great opportunity to apply our problem solving strategy.

Lesson Four: Let's apply what we've learned.
12:13

This problem poses a unique challenge. Let's solve it together.

Lesson Five: Let's work on this new problem together.
05:44

This challenging problem provides us with a great opportunity to sharpen our skills together.

Lesson Six: Let's continue to master our problem solving strategy.
07:15

This challenging problem presents us with a great chance to use our problem solving strategy.

Preview 07:27
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Problem Solving Practice
8 Lectures 32:13
Practice Problem #1
1 page

Now, that you've done several problems, here's an opportunity to apply your problem solving skills as you continue on the road to mastery.

Video Review & Answer for Practice Problem #1
04:53

Practice solving these problems, and then review your answers in the video below.

GRE Practice Problem set # 2: Each problem presents a challenge. Try these.
1 page

This problem provides a great opportunity to practice and to apply your problem solving skills.

Video review and answers Practice Problem set #2
12:12

Practice solving these problems, and then review the answers in the video below.

GRE Practice Problem set #3: Each problem presents a challenge. Try these.
1 page

This problem provides a great opportunity to practice and to apply your problem solving skills.

Video review and answer for Practice Problem set #3
12:48

Try this problem, and then look at the solution in the video below.

Practice Problem #4: Try this problem, then review the video answer below
1 page

This problem provides a great opportunity to practice and to apply your problem solving skills.
Video Review and Answer for Practice Problem #4
02:20
About the Instructor
Brian Vieira
4.6 Average rating
68 Reviews
2,000 Students
5 Courses
President of ScholarSkills Learning Center & English teacher

I am currently the President of ScholarSkills Learning Center in N.Y and the Principal of ScholarSkills Academy in Brooklyn New York. This is a state registered private school. I hold state certification to teach high school in New York State. I have been an educator for nearly twenty years. I currently teach and tutor students to prepare for them for the SAT, GRE, ELA and every other standardized test which requires verbal reasoning and critical reading. I am a graduate of Emory University, with a Masters Degree from Brooklyn College.