Kaplan GMAT Verbal Foundations

Kaplan GMAT Verbal Foundations

by Kaplan Test Prep

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Kaplan’s GMAT Verbal Foundations provides a back-to-basics, tutor-led approach to content review along with the skill-building practice you need to feel confident and improve your GMAT score. Best of all, unlike other English language review books, Kaplan’s GMAT Verbal Foundations covers only the specific grammar, style, and usage concepts you need to know in order to master the Verbal section of the GMAT.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609789329
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 05/07/2013
Series: Kaplan Test Prep Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 578,425
Product dimensions: 7.14(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.72(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Section I Grammar and Sentence Structure 1

Chapter 1 The Parts of Speech 3

Chapter 2 Sentence Parts and Patterns 25

Chapter 3 Verb Forms and Tenses 45

Chapter 4 Helping Verbs, Infinitives, and Other Tricky Matters 67

Chapter 5 Subject-Verb Agreement 89

Chapter 6 Pronoun Agreement, Reference, and Case 105

Chapter 7 Modifiers and Their Placement 127

Chapter 8 Sentence Fragments and Run-Ons 145

Chapter 9 Parallelism and Active Versus Passive Voice 161

Section II Style and Usage 179

Chapter 10 Effective Word Choice 181

Chapter 11 Being Appropriate 193

Chapter 12 Being Concise 205

Chapter 13 Commonly Confused Words 223

Section III Punctuation and Mechanics 247

Chapter 14 Commas 249

Chapter 15 Semicolon, Colon, Dash, and Quotation Marks 269

Chapter 16 End Marks, Apostrophes, and the Rest 285

Section IV Cumulative Test 305

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