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Really Loooooooooooooong sentences on VR passages

Discussion in 'MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test' started by Chargers, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. Chargers

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    Is there an effective way to eliminate/pick out the unimportant points in those really long sentences on the passage? I often get lost or lose my concentration on those sentences. Sometime they even have many different twists present in one sentences, and that annoys the hell out of me. Help:scared:
     
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    mongrel Assoc. Prof. Dogsuit
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    Verbal sucks. Dems da breaks...

    Just practice, practice, practice.
     
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    :laugh: I know, especially when English is your second language. So any tips for those long sentences? just read them word by word?
     
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    **** verbal.

    Those long sentences are bull****. Even if english is your first language those looooooong sentences suck balls.
     
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    a lot of times i noticed that long sentences are filled with unnecessary details...look for commas, what's within them is generally extraneous info. For example: A team of biologists, consisting of harvard grad mr. x, yale grad mr. y, princetongrad mr.z, discovered new fossils. I would read that sentence as: A team of biologists discovered new fossils.
     

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