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# A view fast gaining popularity is that international

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16 Jul 2019, 22:30
Counter Conclusion or consideration: the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator

Premise to support the main conclusion: lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today

D is correct.
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16 Jul 2019, 22:42
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A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
Second is not a conclusion but the point of view to consider before coming to conclusion..........eliminated.

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
Seems alright. First is the initial conclusion presented, which was opposed by the argument.....correct.

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
Second is not a conclusion but the point of view to consider before coming to conclusion..........eliminated.

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
First is the initial conclusion, which is opposed by the argument.............................................eliminated.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

First doesn't support the main conclusion of the argument.....................................................eliminated.

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16 Jul 2019, 22:54
A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

Main conclusion is:
strict training is better than softer coaching.

1st statement: After all says that it is talking opposite of something previously said. And this is opposing the conclusion.

2nd statement: this is one of the reason why softer coaching is not recommended. So this is supporting the conclusion.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
Incorrect. second is just evidence or consideration. but not opposing the 1st statement

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
First is not a conclusion.

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
second is just evidence or consideration. Not conclusion.

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
This seems correct.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
First is not supporting the main conclusion.

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16 Jul 2019, 23:11
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Popular Opinion: A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.

A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today.
Author's Conclusion: Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

BF1=Intermediate conclusion
BF2=Something that helps establish the main conclusion

The relation between BF1 & BF2 is of opposing nature.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

The Ans should be (B)
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16 Jul 2019, 23:18
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1. the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator - conclusion of proponents that goes against author's conclusion
2. lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today - supports conclusion of author
those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink - main conclusion

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion - first is not conclusion of the argument. Wrong
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - hold on to this one
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. - although the first is correct, second is wrong as it is consideration that supports main conclusion. Eliminate
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - first one is wrong as it is conclusion of proponents not a consideration
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - first is not correct as it goes against conclusion not in support. Eliminate
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16 Jul 2019, 23:32
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Premise 1- at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform
Conclusion- the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator

The very next line 'A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson' indicates that author will oppose the above mentioned conclusion. He further provides couple of Premises in support of main conclusion.

Premise 2- no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions.
Premise 3- given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today

Main conclusion of the argument- Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink

A. First is not the main conclusion. It's a conclusion that author trying to oppose. Incorrect
B. Correct option
C. Second is a premise that supports the main conclusion. Incorrect
D. First is a conclusion that author trying to oppose. Second is a claim by the author that supports the main conclusion. It's not an evidence. Incorrect
E. First is not supporting the main conclusion. Incorrect
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17 Jul 2019, 00:05
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. - The main conclusion is - "those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink." and not the first statement
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Correct
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. - The second is not main conclusion rather it is consideration supporting the main argument
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose.
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17 Jul 2019, 00:23
Quite confusing
A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. (main conclusion) A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. (secondary premise)
Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink. (sub-conclusion)

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. (correct)
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. (first is main conclusion)
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. (First is main conclusion)
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. (not true )
The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. (First is main conclusion)

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17 Jul 2019, 00:32
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A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport, lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.

Let's decipher this argument and try to find the role of each entity:

A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job.
Premise - gives general information about coaching and training using strict techniques is not good.

After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform;
Premise supports the intermediate conclusion - states that in general professional sportsmen doesn't have the skill and the expertise to perform well.

therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.
Intermediate conclusion in role counter premise - 'therefore' - above premis gives us a reason why the role of of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.

A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions;
Premise - descriptive information that supports the conclusion.

furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport
Premise - supporting information for main conclusion

lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today
Premise supporting for main conclusion

Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink.
Main conclusion of the argument that author is advocating.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

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17 Jul 2019, 00:55
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Analysis: The first bold face is the intermediate conclusion. This has been opposed in the latter half of the argument. The second boldface is a possible the negative impact of that intermediate conclusion. This negative impact supports the main conclusion of the passage, which is the last sentence.

In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. -Incorrect. First is not the main conclusion of the passage.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Correct. As per our analysis.
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. -Incorrect, second is not the main conclusion of the passage.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Incorrect. First one is not a consideration, but rather a conclusion.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Incorrect. First bold face doesn't support main conclusion of the passage

Ans: B

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17 Jul 2019, 02:27
I selected B because first BF is conclusion that goes against main conclusion and second BF is consideration supporting main conclusion
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17 Jul 2019, 02:30
A view fast gaining popularity is that international coaches emphasizing on technique and relying on a strict training regimen are overdoing their job. - Claim1
After all, at the highest level, the professional sportsmen lack neither the skill nor the expertise to perform - Reason for claim above
; therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator. - Conclusion1
A crucial aspect such proponents miss is that no sportsperson, however skilled, is flawless in technique and letting such lacuna aggravate is bound to have serious repercussions; - Claim2
furthermore, given the highly dynamic and competitive nature of the modern day sport,- reasoning
lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today. - Conclusion2
Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink. - Main conclusion

First is a conclusion that argument opposes, so either B or C
and 2nd favors main conclusion.
Hence B
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17 Jul 2019, 02:33

The first part of the argument talks about view held by many that international coaches who emphasize strict training regimes to improve techniques of sportsmen are overdoing it. The first boldface thus acts as the conclusion for that view by saying that a coach ought to be more of a people manager.

The second part of the argument opposed this view and concluded that those who hold the view in favor of softer coaching must rethink. The second boldface which states that lack of technical advancements may outmode tomorrow a competitive sportsman today clearly presents a consideration which supports the the authors main conclusion.

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17 Jul 2019, 03:23
A and E can be eliminated because first bold face is not conclusion of the argument rather it goes against the main conclusion. C can be eliminated because 2nd bold face is not main conclusion but supporting premise of author's conclusion. D can be eliminated based on the fact that 1st bold face is not consideration but critics conclusion, which starts with "therefore". With POE, I chose B
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17 Jul 2019, 03:59

FB- Author's main conclusion is opposing this.

S.B- This is the evidence for main conclusion
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17 Jul 2019, 04:32
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BF1 therefore, the role of a coach must be more of a people manager and a facilitator.
BF2 lack of technical advancements may out mode tomorrow, a competitive sportsperson today.

BF1 is definitely a conclusion, the author's argument opposes this conclusion, So we can eliminate A and E
A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

BF1 is not a consideration. Eliminate D
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

BF2 is not the main conclusion. Eliminate C
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.

We are left with answer choice B
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
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17 Jul 2019, 05:07
B it's is for me let's get to POE

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.

First is not.main conclusion

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.

Second is not.main conclusion

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

First is not a consideration

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

First is not.supportijg main conclusion

B it is !!!

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17 Jul 2019, 05:29
In the argument above, the portions in boldface play which of the following roles?

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion.
B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. ANSWER
C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument.
D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.
E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument.

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17 Jul 2019, 06:33
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Conclusion: "Clearly, those arguing for softer coaching at the highest level must rethink."

Boldface (BF) 1 is the generalization of a popular view (goes against the conclusion).

BF 2 is a premise for the conclusion.

A. The first is the main conclusion of the passage; the second opposes that conclusion. - BF1 is not the main conclusion as discussed.

B. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - Correct. BF1 can be considered as a conclusion present to support the general view. We find that the argument (main conclusion) opposes this view. BF2 is a premise for (supports) the main conclusion.

C. The first is a conclusion that the argument seeks to oppose; the second is the main conclusion of the argument. - BF2 is not the main conclusion.

D. The first is a consideration that has been used to oppose the main conclusion of the argument; the second is evidence presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - BF1 is not used to oppose the main conclusion. It is the other way round. The argument goes on to oppose the view mentioned in BF1.

E. The first has been used to support the main conclusion of the argument; the second is a consideration presented to support the main conclusion of the argument. - BF1 is not used to support the main conclusion. Both are opposing viewpoints.
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