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Strongly Recommended: The best Manhantton Sentence Correction Summary

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The test taker get 770 in the final GMAT test. The summary is quite clear: bullet point with example sentences. Basic and advanced GMAT topics are all included. Below is a table of content (believe me the table of content looks much better in word :-)):

Table of Content
Subject-verb agreement 6
Fragment: Subject and verb must both exist. 6
Sense: Subject and verb must make sense together. 6
Number agreement: Subject and verb must agree in number 6
Additive phrases 6
Or, either…or, neither…nor: nearest 6
Collective nouns: almost always singular 6
Indefinite pronouns: usually singular 6
SANAMM words: some; any; none; all; more; most; 6
Each and every 7
Quantity words and phrases 7
Subject phrases and clauses: always singular 7
Parallelism 7
Parallel markers 7
Parallel elements 7
You can split apart the expressions: 8
Parallel clauses should start with the same word 8
Lists with AND 8
Idioms with parallel structure 9
Superficial parallelism vs. actual parallelism 9
Watch out for linking verbs 9
Treat any linking verb as a parallel market. 9
And they have to make sense. 9
Pronouns 10
Antecedent must exist: as a noun 10
Antecedent and pronoun must make sense together 10
The antecedent must be unambiguous 10
The antecedent and pronoun must agree in number 10
Pronoun case 10
Watch out for parallelism 10
’s is often poor antecedent 11
The deadly five: it, its, they, them, their 11
This, that, these, and those 11
Adjectives: 11
New copy 11
Agree in number with previous version 11
This, these, that, and those cannot be used as nouns. 11
Modifiers 12
Adjectives and adverbs 12
Adjective + adjective + noun 12
Adverb + adjective + noun 12
Noun modifiers 12
Misplaced modifier 13
Dangling modifier 13
Modifiers have to make sense. 13
Noun modifiers with relative clause 13
Essential vs. non-essential noun modifiers 14
Verb modifiers 14
Verb tense, mood and voice 14
Tense 14
Simple tense 14
Progressive tense 15
Keep verb tense consistent 15
Present perfect: still in effect 15
Past perfect: the earlier action 15
Tense sequence 15
The subjunctive mood 16
Hypothetical subjunctive 16
If…then constructions 16
The command subjunctive 16
Active voice vs. passive voice 17
Comparisons 17
Keeping comparisons parallel 17
Comparisons must be logically parallel 17
Comparisons must be structurally parallel 17
Omitted words 18
Comparative and superlative forms 18
Idioms 19
Odds and ends 27
Connecting words 27
Connecting punctuation 28
Comma 28
Semicolon 28
Colon 28
Dash 29
Quantity 29
Advanced strategy: GMC/S-V/PARALLELISM 29
Concision: specific patterns of wordiness 29
Pattern 1: prefer a verb to an action noun 30
Pattern 2: prefer a That-clause (with verbs) to a series of phrases (with nouns) 30
Pattern 3: prefer a verb to an adjective. 30
Pattern 4: prefer an adjective to a noun 31
Pattern 5: prefer an adverb to a prepositional phrase 31
Pattern 6: prefer an adjective to an adjective clause with be 31
Pattern 7: remove IT IS…THAT 32
Concision: don’t make it too short 32
Pattern1: keep the prepositional phrase if you need to 32
Pattern2: keep THAT OF or THESE OF if you need to 32
Pattern 3: keep THAT after a reporting verb 33
Parallelism: concrete nouns and action nouns 33
Infinitives 34
Adjectives and participles: 34
Advanced strategy: pronouns and modifiers 34
Other pronouns 34
There 34
Itself, themselves: 35
DO SO versus DO IT 35
Placeholder IT 35
1. Postpone infinitive subjects 35
2. Postpone That-clause subjects 35
3. Postpone infinitive or That-clause objects 35
Nuances of pronoun reference: 36
Modifiers: Exceptions to the Touch Role 36
1. Mission Critical modifier 36
2. A very short predicate falls between, shifting a very long modifier back. 36
3. A short non-essential phrase intervenes and is set off by comas. 37
4. The modifier is part of a series parallel modifiers, one of which touches the noun. 37
Possessive Nuances 37
Subgroup modifiers 37
More on relative clauses vs. participles 38
Absolute phrases 38
Advanced strategy: Verbs & comparisons 39
Helping verbs: BE, DO and HAVE 39
Infinitives 40
Gerunds 40
Participles 41
When to use which word 41
More on LIKE and AS 41
Numbers in comparisons 42
Other comparison constructions 43
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Thanks. Wanna push it up a little:)
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New post 09 Dec 2017, 23:19
The document, which is attached is really helpful.

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