Video: Sentence Correction Hierarchy of Errors

August 18, 2011

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There are a lot of different grammatical and structural errors that can make a Sentence Correction sentence or answer choice wrong. Sometimes, you'll find that every answer choice seems to be incorrect.

The "Hierarchy of Errors" is how to determine which choice is "least wrong." Many correct answers are awkward, inefficient, and a few even use the dreaded passive voice. But still, they are "less wrong" than other choices with more severe problems. This is one of the many topics covered in my book, Total GMAT Verbal.

Watch my latest video to discover which errors matter the most. Enjoy!



About the author: Jeff Sackmann has written many GMAT preparation books, including the popular Total GMAT Math, Total GMAT Verbal, and GMAT 111. He has also created explanations for problems in The Official Guide, as well as 1,800 practice GMAT math questions.

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