Der Vortrag „(dt.) Reading Comprehension - Verbal Section (Kapitel 3, Teil 2)“ von Dr. Patrick Planing ist Bestandteil des Kurses „GMAT-Training“. Der Vortrag ist dabei in folgende Kapitel unterteilt:
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... Bad news: GMAC asks you to read long, awful, complex paragraphs within a few seconds and to answer 3-5 questions, which often cover very detailed facts or even inferences of the ...
... general question or a specific question: – General question like: ”What is the main statement of the text?” Try to find an own answer before looking at the given ones, then eliminate answers that focuses only at a part of the passage or state information that is not given in the text. – Specific question: look for ...
... “however, but, yet, despite, while, nevertheless …” are a sign that this paragraph changes the direction and will therefore disagree with what is stated before. – Continuing words like: “first of all, second, in addition, thus, likewise…” let you know that this paragraph will not change the path. – Yin-Yang Words: ...
... text is written as an objective passage about a subject (as most GMAT RC texts are), then avoid answers for the general question that express an opinion, e.g. “argue”, “recommend“, “criticize” etc. Avoid emotional answers. Normally one passage is about ...
... expect Japanese auto plants in the United States to perform no better than factories run by United States companies. This is not the case; Japanese-run automobile plants located in the United States and staffed by local workers have demonstrated higher levels of productivity when compared with factories owned by United States companies. Other observers link high Japanese productivity to higher levels of capital investment per worker. But a historical perspective leads to a different conclusion. When the two top Japanese automobile makers matched and then doubled United States productivity levels in the mid-sixties, capital investment per employee was comparable to that of United States firms. Furthermore, by the late seventies, the amount of fixed assets ...