About This Chapter
Who's it for?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering essay clarity for the GMAT test will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn about essay clarity. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding sentence structure or the process of building unity within paragraphs
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about GMAT test topics (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about essay clarity
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra resources for teaching GMAT test subjects
How it works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the Essay Clarity Help and Review chapter exam.
Why it works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Essay Clarity Help and Review chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about essay clarity. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students will review:
This chapter helps students review the lessons in an essay clarity unit of a standard GMAT prep course. Topics covered include:
- Structuring paragraphs in an essay
- Improving writing through proper sentence structure
- Eliminating redundancy in writing
- Developing ideas effectively
- Recognizing inefficiency in paragraph or sentence construction
1. How to Structure Paragraphs in an Essay
When structuring a paragraph, you shouldn't just go throwing together a few sentences. The sentences that make up a paragraph should all flow together and represent the same topic to make up a strong paragraph. This video explains how to put together your sentences and paragraphs to maximize their impact.
2. How to Structure Sentences in an Essay
Sometimes we know what we want to write, but we are just unsure of the best way to write it. In this video, we will cover ways to structure sentences in an essay.
3. How to Write Better by Improving Your Sentence Structure
Often times in writing, we know what we want to say, but it doesn't seem to come out right. In this video we will learn the steps needed to improve your writing with better sentence structure.
4. Topic Sentences: Identification & Analysis
The topic sentence is a very important structure in written language. This lesson not only defines this term, but gives tips on how to analyze your own topic sentences in order to make them as strong as can be.
5. How to Identify & Reduce Wordiness in Writing
The overuse of words is a very problematic issue in any form of writing. But how do you actually cut down on wordiness? This lesson gives tips on how to identify and reduce wordiness.
6. How to Avoid Redundancy in Your Writing
Does your writing redundantly say the same thing twice? Is it full of unnecessary and inessential repetition of things you've already said before? Learn how to fix it here!
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