Nova's GRE Verbal Prep Course
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Nova's GRE Verbal Prep Course

Comprehensive, Rigorous Prep for the GRE Verbal and Writing Sections
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Created by Jeff Kolby
Last updated 8/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 44 mins on-demand video
  • 142 Articles
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • The GRE Verbal Section is not easy–nor is this course. To improve your Verbal score, you must be willing to work. If you study hard and master the techniques in this course, your score will improve–significantly!
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Requirements
  • This is a comprehensive and rigorous course. It contains all the verbal content from the book GRE Prep Course, so it is fully self-contained. You will not need to get any outside materials for the course.
Description

Every year, students pay $1,000 and more to test prep companies to prepare for the verbal section of the GRE. Now you can get the same preparation in an online course. Nova's GRE Verbal Prep Course provides the equivalent of a 2-month, 50-hour course.

Although the GRE verbal section is difficult, it is very learnable. Nova's GRE Verbal Prep Course presents a thorough analysis of GRE verbal and introduces numerous analytic techniques that will help you immensely, not only on the GRE but in graduate school as well. 

Features:

  • Videos! Hundreds of videos explaining the text, examples, and exercises in step-by-step detail.
  • Verbal: Develop the ability to spot places from which questions are likely to be drawn as you read a passage (pivotal words, counter-premises, etc.).  Also, learn the 400 essential GRE words. 
  • Writing: Comprehensive analysis of the writing task, including writing techniques, punctuation, grammar, rhetoric, and style. 
  • Mentor Exercises: These exercises provide hints, insight, and partial solutions to ease your transition from seeing GRE problems solved to solving them on your own. 
    Who is the target audience?
    • College students preparing for the GRE
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    Curriculum For This Course
    237 Lectures
    06:17:21
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    Introduction to the GRE
    14 Lectures 10:11

    WHAT DOES THE GRE MEASURE?
    00:58

    FORMAT OF THE GRE
    00:29

    EXPERIMENTAL SECTION
    01:17

    RESEARCH SECTION
    00:10

    THE COMPUTER BASED TEST & THE PAPER-&-PENCIL TEST
    00:31

    PACING
    01:07

    SCORING THE GRE
    00:18

    SKIPPING AND GUESSING
    00:30

    THE “2 OUT OF 5” RULE
    00:20

    COMPUTER SCREEN OPTIONS
    00:42

    TEST DAY
    00:27

    HOW TO USE THIS COURSE
    00:34

    QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
    01:03
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    GRE Verbal Introduction
    4 Lectures 02:22

    New Content
    00:32

    New Question Answer Types
    00:34

    New Strategies
    00:50
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    READING COMPREHENSION
    3 Lectures 04:18

    Reading Methods
    02:12

    Points to Remember
    00:14
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    The Six Questions
    26 Lectures 36:47



    Main Idea Questions Example 2 Application
    02:11

    Description Questions
    01:16

    Description Questions Example 3
    01:44

    Description Questions Example 4 Application
    02:05

    Description Questions - Words in Context
    01:12

    Description Questions - Words in Context Example 5 Application
    01:45

    Writing Technique Questions
    00:28

    Writing Technique Questions - Compare and Contrast
    00:39

    Writing Technique Questions - Compare and Contrast Example 6
    01:48

    Writing Technique Questions - Cause and Effect
    00:32

    Writing Technique Questions - Cause and Effect Example 7
    01:24

    Writing Technique Questions - Position and Evidence
    00:54

    Extension Questions
    00:45

    Extension Questions Example 8
    01:46

    Extension Questions Example 9 Application
    01:12

    Application Questions
    00:58

    Application Questions Example 10
    01:35

    Application Questions Example 11 Application
    02:00

    Tone Questions
    00:38

    Tone Questions Example 12
    01:10

    Tone Questions Example 13 Application
    02:52

    Tone Questions - Extreme Emotions
    01:53

    Points to Remember
    01:54

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question.  Hints, insights, and answers are given.

    The Six Questions - Mentor Exercise
    6 questions

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question

    The Six Questions - Exercise
    6 questions
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    Pivotal Words
    5 Lectures 14:49

    Pivotal Words Example 1
    03:23

    Pivotal Words Example 2
    03:20

    Pivotal Words Example 3
    03:10

    Pivotal Words - Points to Remember
    00:32

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question.  Hints, insights, and answers are given in the right-hand column.

    Pivotal Words - Mentor Exercise
    6 questions

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question.

    Pivotal Words - Exercise
    7 questions
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    The Three-Step Method
    9 Lectures 23:16

    The Three-Step Method Example 1
    03:08

    The Three-Step Method Example 2
    02:22

    The Three-Step Method Example 3
    02:26

    The Three-Step Method Example 4
    02:38

    The Three-Step Method Example 5
    02:27

    The Three-Step Method Example 6
    02:25

    The Three-Step Method Example 7
    02:34

    The Three-Step Method - Points to Remember
    00:17

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question.

    The Three-Step Method - Mentor Exercise
    5 questions

    Directions: This passage is followed by a group of questions to be answered based on what is stated or implied in the passage.  Choose the best answer; the one that most accurately and completely answers the question.

    The Three-Step Method - Exercise
    5 questions
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    Text Completions
    61 Lectures 27:59



    Be Alert to Transitional Words
    00:11

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Contrast Indicators
    00:19

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Contrast Indicators Example 2
    01:06

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Contrast Indicators Example 3
    00:42

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Support Indicators
    00:12

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Support Indicators Example 4
    00:40

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Support Indicators Example 5
    00:47

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Cause And Effect Indicators
    00:10

    Be Alert to Transitional Words - Cause And Effect Indicators Example 6
    00:35

    Apposition
    00:29

    Apposition Example 7
    00:42

    Apposition Example 8
    00:23

    A Note on Multiple Blank Questions
    00:37

    A Note on Multiple Blank Questions Example 9
    02:06

    A Note on Multiple Blank Questions Example 10
    01:09


    Text Completions Problem 2
    00:34

    Text Completions Problem 3
    00:41

    Text Completions Problem 4
    00:46

    Text Completions Problem 5
    00:41

    Text Completions Problem 6
    01:05

    Text Completions Problem 7
    00:44

    Text Completions Problem 8
    00:12

    Text Completions Problem 9
    00:27

    Text Completions Problem 10
    00:12

    Text Completions Problem 11
    00:25

    Text Completions Problem 12
    00:32

    Text Completions Problem 13
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 14
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 15
    00:11

    Text Completions Problem 16
    00:10

    Text Completions Problem 17
    00:11

    Text Completions Problem 18
    00:39

    Text Completions Problem 19
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 20
    00:10

    Text Completions Problem 21
    00:13

    Text Completions Problem 22
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 23
    00:15

    Text Completions Problem 24
    00:09

    Text Completions Problem 25
    00:22

    Text Completions Problem 26
    00:24

    Text Completions Problem 27
    00:18

    Text Completions Problem 28
    00:12

    Text Completions Problem 29
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 30
    00:07

    Text Completions Problem 31
    00:26

    Text Completions Problem 32
    00:13

    Text Completions Problem 33
    00:19

    Text Completions Problem 34
    00:13

    Text Completions Problem 35
    00:15

    Text Completions Problem 36
    00:35

    Text Completions Problem 37
    00:15

    Text Completions Problem 38
    00:22

    Text Completions Problem 39
    00:14

    Text Completions Problem 40
    00:12

    Text Completions Problem 41
    00:27

    Text Completions Problem 42
    00:22

    Text Completions Problem 43
    00:18
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    Sentence Equivalence
    47 Lectures 21:30




    Look for Pairs
    00:51

    Look for Pairs Example 3
    00:33

    Look for Pairs Example 4
    01:26

    Use Transitional Words and Apposition
    00:03

    Use Transitional Words and Apposition Example 5
    00:56

    Use Transitional Words and Apposition Example 6
    00:56

    Use Transitional Words and Apposition Example 7
    00:30

    Use Transitional Words and Apposition Example 8
    00:22

    Points to Remember
    00:24

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 1
    00:30

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 2
    00:43

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 3
    00:14

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 4
    00:11

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 5
    00:18

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 6
    00:19

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 7
    00:14

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 8
    00:16

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 9
    00:14

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 10
    00:17

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 11
    00:37

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 12
    00:32

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 13
    00:32

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 14
    00:33

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 15
    00:22

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 16
    00:19

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 17
    00:23

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 18
    00:25

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 19
    00:18

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 20
    00:26

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 21
    00:21

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 22
    00:38

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 23
    00:37

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 24
    00:25

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 25
    00:16

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 26
    00:16

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 27
    00:28

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 28
    00:14

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 29
    00:30

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 30
    00:17

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 31
    00:16

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 32
    00:21

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 33
    00:25

    Sentence Equivalence Problem 34
    00:22
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    The Ubiquitous 400
    1 Lecture 06:24
    The Ubiquitous 400
    06:24
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    Etymology
    6 Lectures 29:53

    A Biography of English
    05:34

    The Birth of a Word
    07:40

    The Life of a Word
    03:54

    How Words Die
    01:16

    Word Analysis
    11:15
    2 More Sections
    About the Instructor
    Jeff Kolby
    4.5 Average rating
    15 Reviews
    1,347 Students
    9 Courses
    Writer & publisher of the Nova Press line of test-prep books

    Nova's Udemy Courses are written and created by world-leading test-prep publisher Nova Press. They are built on the best-selling Prep Course series of books. With top selling status and ratings on Amazon, millions of students, and rave reviews, Nova Press has been a leader of test preparation for over 20 years.