- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 33
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate:
Certificates show that you have completed the course. They do not provide credit.
Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1What is the GRE?
This course can be found in: GRE Test Prep
Thousands of practice questions, 4 GRE study guides, and 200+ test prep video lessons
Course SummaryOur comprehensive study guide course is designed to help you prepare to take the Verbal Reasoning portion of the GRE General Test. Here, you'll find video lessons and self-assessment quizzes, and you can ask our subject experts any questions you might have as you get ready for exam day. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days
Course Practice TestCheck your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
- Comprehensive test covering all topics
- Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
About This Course
This expertly taught course on the Verbal Reasoning section of the GRE General Test can help you do your very best on this section of the exam. You'll cover topics that include reading and vocabulary skills, and you'll also find helpful flashcards that allow you to review key terms and concepts. We've designed our course with ease of use in mind, making all of the lessons self-paced and mobile-friendly. Accompanying each lesson is a multiple-choice quiz that can help you remember what you study. At any time, you're welcome to reach out to an instructor with any questions that come up along the way.
Check out our GRE test prep materials! We've got GRE courses to teach you the material, comprehensive GRE study guides to help you study, GRE practice tests to test your knowledge, and informational GRE resources to get you up to speed on testing logistics.
Syllabus & Course Information
After using the study tools in this course, you'll be well-equipped to take the Verbal Reasoning portion of the GRE exam. You'll explore the reading skills and vocabulary words you'll need know to be prepared for this section of the GRE. Upon completion, you should be ready to:
- Analyze literary passages
- Use visualization to increase reading comprehension
- Understand tone and mood in a text selection
- Construct meaning using context clues
This course is made up of 14 lessons in two chapters that prepare you to take the GRE Verbal Reasoning portion of the exam. To test yourself ahead of time, answer the questions on the lesson quizzes and chapter tests to make sure you're ready.
GRE Verbal Reasoning Exam Information
The GRE General test is used to determine suitability for admission to graduate and business schools. It's made up of several sections, including Verbal Reasoning.
- Number of Questions: 40 (20 in each session)
- Question Type: Reading comprehension (multiple-choice with one or multiple answers, select-in-passage), text completion, sentence equivalence
- Time Limit: Two 30-minute sessions
- Exam Cost: $205 for entire General Exam
GRE Verbal Reasoning Exam Preparation & Registration
As you get ready to take the Verbal Reasoning portion of the GRE exam, this test prep course helps remove some of the stress and boosts your confidence. Our lessons provide background information about the test in general, specifics about the Verbal Reasoning section, and the vocabulary and reading skills you'll need to be fully prepared. Feel free to access these lessons and review our study guide information any time you'd like on your mobile phone, tablet or computer.
In order to register for the GRE General exam, you must set up an online account, register and pay the required registration fees. On test day, you will need to bring identification that matches the name you used to register for the test and set up your account online. All test-takers are required to arrive at their testing center at least 30 minutes before their scheduled test time to check in and prepare for the exam. Candidates are encouraged to dress in layers so they can comfortably adapt to the room temperature.
GRE Verbal Reasoning is a registered trademark of Educational Testing Service, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
Earning College Credit
Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page
Transferring credit to the school of your choice
Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.
Research Schools, Degrees & Careers
Get the unbiased info you need to find the right school.
Browse Articles By Category
Browse an area of study or degree level.
- Biological and Biomedical Sciences
- Communications and Journalism
- Computer Sciences
- Culinary Arts and Personal Services
- Liberal Arts and Humanities
- Mechanic and Repair Technologies
- Medical and Health Professions
- Physical Sciences
- Transportation and Distribution
- Visual and Performing Arts
- How to Guide Students Through Study.com's Courses
- Study.com Updates
- How Can I Use Study.com Courses to Homeschool?
- Not Ready for a Real-Life Jurassic World? Study These Subjects to Prepare
- Student Passes Calculus CLEP Exam After Using Study.com's Online Videos to Study for Just Five Days
- CNA Courses with Comprehensive Course Descriptions
- Flip Your Classroom with Study.com's Engaging Video Lessons
- Can Short Video Lessons Help Your ADHD Child Study Better?
- How To Replace Textbooks With Study.com Courses
- G.E.D. Test Preparation Video: Tips for Preparing for the GED Exam
- Answers and detailed explanations to each question
- Video lessons to explain complicated concepts
Explore our library of over 79,000 lessons
- College Courses
- High School Courses
- Other Courses