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Video: Understanding Modifiers on the GMAT

Posted in Test Prep on January 20, 2011 by


We recently a released a new and improved on-demand video player in our GMAT course, and to spread the word we’re releasing the first Sentence Correction lesson in nine handy installments. If you’re looking improve your score in SC, be sure to watch all the videos for expert advice on this tricky section.

The fourth installment of the lesson, shown above, is all about the different types of modifiers that will appear on the SC section of the GMAT. Expert instructors Jen Rugani and Dave Ingber will show you how to identify adjectives, adjectival clauses, adverbs, adverbial clauses, and more.

This lesson also contains a practice problem to help ensure you understand the concept; when you get to this section, just pause the video, take about 90 seconds to solve the practice problem, and then press play again to get the explanation.

Watch the video to learn how to spot modifier errors, and be sure to stay tuned for the next SC lesson installment!