The characteristics of Reading in the SAT Test.
1. A large number of problems make time tight.
The reading test lasts 70 minutes and has a total of 65 questions (19 questions for sentences and 48 questions for paragraph reading). Except for the time required to read the paragraph, candidates are required to answer each question in no more than 1 minute.
2. Special rules for scoring.
Different from the general test, in the SAT reading test, candidates get 12.3 points for each correct answer and 3.1 points for each wrong answer.
No answers, no scores, no points deducted. Most of the selected articles are directly extracted or adapted from literary classics, while others are selected from popular science or other serious newspapers. If a candidate is unfamiliar with a famous literary work,
Usually do not often read relatively in-depth English books and periodicals, the habit of reviews, it is likely to feel at a loss in the examination.
SAT Reading Strategies.
1. Lay a good foundation for vocabulary.
The SAT Reading Test requires candidates to have a vocabulary of about 10, 000 words. Candidates are required to accumulate words as an important lesson in preparation for the exam. A good command of roots and affixes,
Make bold guesses about unfamiliar words. Read more of the original work in English. Improve reading speed and context understanding, the ability to guess new words are of great help.
2. Fill in the blanks with sentences in the exam.
Because the examination time is short, the examinee should follow the first easy then the difficult principle, first will spend the time the sentence to fill in the blank question to complete, then enters the paragraph to read.
3. Adoption of exclusion method.
For some of the more difficult questions, it is often difficult to directly choose the answer. Candidates should be bold to take exclusion method to exclude wrong answers, gradually narrow the scope of choice, and finally arrive at a correct answer.