RON SC 笔记

RON SC 笔记

LESSON 1

1.Pronoun ambiguity

2.Proposition +noun+v.ing

If the ACTION is the intended object of the preposition, then this construction is wrong.

E.g evidence of my brother stealing.. ×

evidence of my brother’s stealing √

BE SUSPICIOUS OF THIS CONSTRUCTION IN GMA T ALWAYS

LESSON2 PARALLELISM

1. Wrong: Earl walked to school, AND later ate his lunch

Right: Earl walked to school AND later ate his lunch

Right: Earl walked to school, AND HE later ate his lunch.

Right: I want to eat fish, drink milk, and go to sleep.

The comma and the “and” are tags!!

2.On the GMAT, if you have to a list of three or more things, there must be a comma before the final “and”:

X, Y, and Z ×

X,Y, and, Z √

Hand signs that natives use and that appear in local rituals √

Hand signs that natives use and appear in local rituals ×(VERB--appear--whose subject is “hand signs”)

Hand signs used by natives and appearing in local rituals √

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