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gmatclub members RC is my BIGGEST weakness and I have been [#permalink]
16 Aug 2011, 06:07
RC is my BIGGEST weakness and I have been working hard to overcome this challenge. The skill I find the most useful is to predict answers from the question asked by quickly scanning the keywords in the answer choices. I have prepared a list.
Feel free to suggest changes or add more to the list. THE MORE THE BETTER.
[b]Keywords and their meanings for RC and CR[b]
Compare/Contrast: However, although, despite Example: Moreover, furthermore Conclusion: So, therefore, thus Explain: How something happened…. Describe: facts and descriptions, definitions, advantages and disadvantages Analyze: Why something happened Advocate: Positive opinion/tone Rebut: Negative opinion/tone Criticize: drawbacks, disadvantages Function: why did the author write this Demonstrate: ??