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In this course, you will learn how to master Writing & Language section of the SAT. This course is for you if you usually pick an answer based on "what sounds right."
Learn how to pick an answer based on
After taking this course, you should practice these skills with the Official SAT Study guide to see results.
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|Section 1: Introduction|
Find out why you should take this course in this lecture.
|Section 2: Connected Meaning|
Some questions are just freebies! Learn how to answer one of the easiest types of questions in the Writing & Language section.
Use the sentence context to pick the word with the meaning that fits exactly with its context.
If you use transitions in your writing, this one should be easy! If you don't use transitions, then it's vital that you learn how to use them in order to improve the logical flow of your writing.
This is a great chance to learn some of the most important transitions since the College Board tests this skill relentlessly.
Graphs are pretty easy once you get the hang of them. Learn how to read them quickly and effectively.
|Section 3: Basic Grammar|
Let's learn the 7 main parts of speech that are the foundations of grammar.
When is a verb not a verb? When it's a verbal...
Very few people know that any words ending in an "-ing" are NOT verbs. This is critical for every student!
Possessives are pretty easy, but the College Board tests this one a lot, so it's worth reviewing.
We all now how to use a period, but are you confident with your comma usage or just guessing?
How about colons, semi-colons, and em-dashes? If not, this is the lecture for you.
Weirder or more weird? Happier or more happy? Commoner or more common?
Do you know the exact usage rules for comparatives and superlatives?
|Section 4: Advanced Grammar|
Overview of the advanced grammar rules
1A Clauses & Fragments
Bonus: Noun Clauses
1B Joining Clauses
2A Subject Verb Agreement
2B Pronoun Noun AgreementPreview
2C Tense Agreement
3A Dangling Modifiers
3B Adjective Clauses
Bonus: Reduced Adjective Clauses
4A Parallel Lists
4B Parallel Comparisons
4C Parallel Correlative Pairs
|Section 5: Style|
Sometimes, all the answers make sense within the context and are grammatically correct.
If you find this kind of question, you must now pick based on STYLE!
|Section 6: Next Steps|
Find out what you need to do next to reach your target score.
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