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HOW CAN A NON-NATIVE SPEAKER ENGINEERING STUDENTGET SUPER HIGH SCORE INGRE VERBAL<br />
Quant/Maths?you must get ~800 as an engineer!<br />Can’t get yet ? – Just buy some practice book a practice a lot!<br />
Why you need it?<br />
Here’s my guideline.<br />
Almost all test measure at least two things.Thing that it was design to measure  & TESTING SKILLS<br />
1. KNOW THE TEST<br />You must know every detail about the test<br />and find a way to crack it.<br />
1. KNOW THE TEST<br />How much time average for each questions?<br />
1. KNOW THE TEST<br />Which type of question takes more time for you?<br />
2. GET A GOOD TESTINGSTRATEGY<br />
I really want to tell you all my techniquebutunfortunately,the GRE test is changing its format<br />
so, my guideline is very brief.Buy some (>1) strategy booksFor each task, look for which strategy really matches you.<br />
Practice a lot of drills.You will get faster and faster.Also try to find your error pattern.Work on it so you won’t make s...
Reading comprehension is POSSIBLE task… but it takes time(You must take other part very fast)<br />
Finally, the key guideline that still works is<br />
3. Take as many as vocabs as you can<br />With a smart strategy<br />
There many vocab books<br />
Also many GRE webboard<br />GoHackers<br />DrRaju<br />…<br />
… butFinding word listis not the problem<br />
The real problem is how can you remember thousands words in a short period of time<br />
Memorization is painful<br />
Many people (yes, including myself)started by trying to remember 10-30 words a day.<br />By repeatedly look at the wordlis...
A week later,you’ll get really MADbecause you’ve already forgotten all vocabs fromthe first days<br />
# of vocabs you have to look each day will go   and      <br />
Using Flashcards does help.<br />
But ...<br />Don’t work<br />Too few cards!Not all words are frequently hit words!It was not updated!<br />
You had better create your own!<br />
Using Flashcards does help.Flashcard software does help A LOT!<br />
Why?<br />Take all wordlists with your cellphonevsTake a big bag of flashcards<br />
Why?<br />Auto-spaced repetitionvsManual-spaced repetition<br />
Spaced Repetition<br />
Why?<br />Creating takes <1 minper flashcard (including all definitions + synonyms)vsCreating takes ~5 min per flashcard(o...
At the moment,I suggest Anki.<br />
Anki<br />From Ankisrs.net<br />
Anki<br />From Ankisrs.net<br />Other Options<br />Set your own spaced repetition time<br />
Anki (web version)<br />
How to create one flashcard in < 1 min?<br />
Put your word from<br />Your word list here<br />
Google Chrome’s <br />Dictionary Extension<br />Synonyms<br />Meaning<br />(including secondaries<br /> if have)<br />Sele...
Paste meaning to “Back”<br />Click Add!<br />& DONE<br />
Use it daily!<br />
If you’ve known enough # of words,Test strategies will work better(You’ll do test faster)& you’ll have more time for readi...
Be careful with your expenseGRE Coaching doesn’t really help with verbalThey just charge us for presenting techniques in p...
FinallyJust hope that this will lead you to your dream schoolGOOD LUCK!<br />
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GRE Verbal guide for non-native english speaker

  1. 1. HOW CAN A NON-NATIVE SPEAKER ENGINEERING STUDENTGET SUPER HIGH SCORE INGRE VERBAL<br />
  2. 2. Quant/Maths?you must get ~800 as an engineer!<br />Can’t get yet ? – Just buy some practice book a practice a lot!<br />
  3. 3. Why you need it?<br />
  4. 4. Here’s my guideline.<br />
  5. 5. Almost all test measure at least two things.Thing that it was design to measure & TESTING SKILLS<br />
  6. 6. 1. KNOW THE TEST<br />You must know every detail about the test<br />and find a way to crack it.<br />
  7. 7. 1. KNOW THE TEST<br />How much time average for each questions?<br />
  8. 8. 1. KNOW THE TEST<br />Which type of question takes more time for you?<br />
  9. 9. 2. GET A GOOD TESTINGSTRATEGY<br />
  10. 10. I really want to tell you all my techniquebutunfortunately,the GRE test is changing its format<br />
  11. 11. so, my guideline is very brief.Buy some (>1) strategy booksFor each task, look for which strategy really matches you.<br />
  12. 12. Practice a lot of drills.You will get faster and faster.Also try to find your error pattern.Work on it so you won’t make same mistake<br />
  13. 13. Reading comprehension is POSSIBLE task… but it takes time(You must take other part very fast)<br />
  14. 14. Finally, the key guideline that still works is<br />
  15. 15. 3. Take as many as vocabs as you can<br />With a smart strategy<br />
  16. 16. There many vocab books<br />
  17. 17. Also many GRE webboard<br />GoHackers<br />DrRaju<br />…<br />
  18. 18. … butFinding word listis not the problem<br />
  19. 19. The real problem is how can you remember thousands words in a short period of time<br />
  20. 20. Memorization is painful<br />
  21. 21. Many people (yes, including myself)started by trying to remember 10-30 words a day.<br />By repeatedly look at the wordlists<br />
  22. 22. A week later,you’ll get really MADbecause you’ve already forgotten all vocabs fromthe first days<br />
  23. 23. # of vocabs you have to look each day will go and <br />
  24. 24. Using Flashcards does help.<br />
  25. 25. But ...<br />Don’t work<br />Too few cards!Not all words are frequently hit words!It was not updated!<br />
  26. 26. You had better create your own!<br />
  27. 27. Using Flashcards does help.Flashcard software does help A LOT!<br />
  28. 28. Why?<br />Take all wordlists with your cellphonevsTake a big bag of flashcards<br />
  29. 29. Why?<br />Auto-spaced repetitionvsManual-spaced repetition<br />
  30. 30. Spaced Repetition<br />
  31. 31. Why?<br />Creating takes <1 minper flashcard (including all definitions + synonyms)vsCreating takes ~5 min per flashcard(only primary definition)<br />
  32. 32. At the moment,I suggest Anki.<br />
  33. 33. Anki<br />From Ankisrs.net<br />
  34. 34. Anki<br />From Ankisrs.net<br />Other Options<br />Set your own spaced repetition time<br />
  35. 35. Anki (web version)<br />
  36. 36. How to create one flashcard in < 1 min?<br />
  37. 37. Put your word from<br />Your word list here<br />
  38. 38. Google Chrome’s <br />Dictionary Extension<br />Synonyms<br />Meaning<br />(including secondaries<br /> if have)<br />Select word, press Dictionary button<br />& copy meaning from floating panel<br />
  39. 39. Paste meaning to “Back”<br />Click Add!<br />& DONE<br />
  40. 40. Use it daily!<br />
  41. 41. If you’ve known enough # of words,Test strategies will work better(You’ll do test faster)& you’ll have more time for reading passage<br />
  42. 42. Be careful with your expenseGRE Coaching doesn’t really help with verbalThey just charge us for presenting techniques in popular books<br />
  43. 43. FinallyJust hope that this will lead you to your dream schoolGOOD LUCK!<br />

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