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Essential English for Competitive Exams

Essential English for Competitive Exams

Essential English for Competitive Exams

Relevant for MAT, CAT, XAT, SNAP, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, CLAT, IELTS, Banking

  • By: Mrs Mrinalini Anand Arora

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ISBN: 9788130910222

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 296

Size: 171 x 241 mm

Publisher: Source Books

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: Worldwide


Description:

ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR COMPETITVE EXAMS has been developed to cater to the needs of students who are preparing for aptitude exams, such as CAT, XAT, SNAP, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, CLAT, and Banking. It covers all the important topics that appear in competitive exams under the English section, including Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading Comprehension, and Verbal Reasoning (Logic and Critical). Written as per the latest guidelines and prescibed pattern of all aptitude tests, this book contains elaborate explanations, tips, exceptions, shortcuts, and practice exercises on all topics.

Target Audience:

Useful for competitive exams specially for MAT, CAT, XAT, SNAP, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, CLAT, IELTS, Banking and other exams.

Contents:

PART-A: GRAMMAR: BASIC TIPS, RULES FOR USAGE AND PRACTICE EXERCISES
Chapter 1: NOUNS, ARTICLES AND APOSTROPHES • Nouns: Definition and Types • Rules For Usage • Articles: Definition and Types • Rules For Usage • Apostrophes: Definition and Usage • Rules For Usage • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 2: PRONOUNS • Definition and Types • Personal Pronouns • Rules for Usage • Nonpersonal Pronouns • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 3: VERBS AND ADVERBS • Verbs • Definition • Three forms of Verbs (Examples) • Tenses: A Brief Explanation • Rules for Usage • Modal auxiliaries • Adverbs • Definition • Rules and Exceptions • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 4: ADJECTIVES • Definition and Types • Degrees of Adjectives • Rules for Usage • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 5: PUNCTUATION • Definition • Most important Punctuation marks • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 6: CONJUNCTIONS • Definition and Types • Types • Rules for Usage • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 7: PREPOSITIONS AND PHRASAL VERBS • Prepositions • Definition and Types • Phrasal Verbs • List of Phrasal Verbs with Examples • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 8: OVERALL GRAMMAR PRACTICE

PART-B: READING COMPREHENSION AND PASSAGES FOR PRACTICE
Chapter 1: READING COMPREHENSION: BASIC TIPS • Reading Comprehension • Why Reading Comprehension • How to solve RC Passages • Some Useful Tips • Question Categories • Direct questions • Author-based questions • Passage based questions • Indirect questions • Tones Elaborated
Chapter 2: PRACTICE PASSAGES • Reading Comprehension: An Overview • Practice Exercise • Solutions and Explanations • Links accessed

PART-C: LOGICAL REASONING AND CRITICAL REASONING IN ENGLISH WITH PRACTICE EXERCISES
Chapter 1: LOGICAL REASONING: PARA JUMBLES • Rules for Solving Para Jumbles • Practice Exercise 1 • Options for Para Jumbles • Odd Man Out In Para Jumbles • Practice Exercise 2 • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 2: PARA COMPLETION • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 3: SUMMARY • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 4: RESTATEMENTS • Practice Exercise • Solution of Practice Exercise
Chapter 5: CRITICAL REASONING • C.R. Based Questions • Conclusion • Inference and Assumption • Strong and Weak Statements • Flaw in Reasoning • Parallel Reasoning • Paradox • Figures of Speech • FIJs •  • UDCls • Practice Exercise 1-4 • Solution of Practice Exercise • • Links Accessed

PART-D: VERBAL ABILITY: VOCAB BASED LEARNING WITH PRACTICE EXERCISES
Chapter 1: ENHANCE YOUR VOCABULARY • Vocabulary • List of Root Words • Important Foreign Words • Idioms and Phrases / Famous Proverbs • Words with Suffix ?-ine • denoting Animals • Figures of Speech • Manias and Phobias • Confused Words • Mythological Characters • Phrasal Verbs • Common spelling mistakes
Chapter 2: PRACTICE EXERCISES • Exercises on Analogies and Fill in the Blanks • Exercises on Synonyms and Antonyms • Exercises on Odd Man Out • Exercise on Cloze Tests • Exercise on Confused Words • Exercise on Mythological Characters • Exercises on Phrasal verbs • Solution of Practice Exercises

 

About the Author:

Mrs Mrinalini Anand Arora completed her schooling from one of the best convent schools in Dalhousie. She did her graduation in Commerce from Punjab. She completed her MBA in Insurance and Risk Management from Delhi, after which, she started working at an MNC in Delhi. With a total work experience of 7 years in Delhi in companies like WIPRO and Barclays, she shifted to Kanpur where she started her career as an English Faculty in one of the most prestigious institutes of the country. Currently, she is the senior-most faculty member of the Department of English with an ongoing experience of 6 years and is well-versed with the syllabus, content, abd latest pattern of every aptitude exam.

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