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How to Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests: Tests Involving Missing Words, Word Links, Word Swap, Hidden Sentences and Verbal Logical Reasoning [Paperback]

Harry Tolley
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3 May 2006

Verbal reasoning or literacy tests are commonly used for selection and assessment purposes in order to establish how competent candidates are in their use of English.

This fully revised and expanded new edition of How to Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests will help anyone prepare for such tests and gain the confidence to succeed. There is expert advice on improving skills and test techniques, as well as hundreds of practice questions that will help candidates get used to the type of questions asked.

How to Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests includes the following types of test: missing words, word swop, word link, hidden sentences, sentence sequences and a new chapter on verbal logical reasoning. Intermediate in level, it will prove invaluable to school leavers, further education college students and those applying for clerical/administrative posts.



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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Kogan Page; 3 edition (3 May 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0749446668
  • ISBN-13: 978-0749446666
  • Product Dimensions: 1.7 x 13.6 x 21.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 418,123 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"It contains practice questions with answers and explanantions and covers all the common types of intermediate level tests."
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A practical guide to preparing for intermediate level verbal reasoning tests with expert advice on how to improve skills and plenty of practice questions to help candidates succeed.

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22 of 25 people found the following review helpful
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Format:Paperback
This book provided me with excellent information on verbal reasoning tests. It begins by giving you an overview of what the tests are looking for, and then goes on to remind you of the rules of English; many of which none of us have learnt since we were in secondary school.
From this basis there are then a variety of practice questions, and then mock exams. This is extremely useful as the practice questions help to get you up to speed, and then the exam helps you get use to the timed conditions.
I have found this to be a very valuable text, and am convinced that it has helped me to pass recent Verbal Reasoning Tests. It is very easy to read, and provides you with just the right amount of information to equip you with the necessary skills for the exams.
I would not hesitate to recommend this text to anybody - an absolute must for anybody having to face the daunting challenge of Verbal Reasoning Tests!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Not very useful book 19 Oct 2011
Format:Paperback
I bought that book hoping it will give me some more insight into method when solving verbal reasoning test but I am afraid this book is a bit too old and doesn't show modern verbal reasoning test examples...it was cheap though but if you want new test examples search for something better.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fab 13 Sep 2011
By Kay Kay
Format:Paperback
Great purchase, the book had a good variety of exercises to practice and prepared me well for my assessment... I passed! :-))
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5.0 out of 5 stars this book has shown me the path i had forgot 31 July 2001
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I am training for a career with the greater manchester county fire service.whilest looking for information on recruitment on there web pages i was given examples of books to buy. one of which was HOW TO PASS VERBAL REASONING (By Dr Harry Tolley professor at the University of Nottingham,and Dr Ken Thomas a chartered psychologist and author). I would like to thank them both for re-opening my mind to a world I had forgot was there.Whilest reading there book I have been given a hole new understanding of written english.I have also a better understanding of exams,the way they work and how to handle the nervousness before the exams, which is all thanks to this book and HOW TO PASS NUMERACY TESTS (Dr Harry Tolley and Dr Ken Thomas).I have never been a "reading type" of person but i will be buying more of there books as I want to be as prepared as possible.
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