Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Home To Comprehend Passages? Tips For Competitive Examinations Like CAT

Home To Comprehend Passages? (For Competitive Examinations Like CAT)

Comprehension is about how speedily you are able to understand a written piece. Most people stress on reading word per minute. However, even if you are reading very speedily but cant understand a thing, speed wont help you. And so comprehension or understanding per minute is the right kind of speed that one needs to maintain. Try to understand speedily and not just read.

Whenever you see a passage, do have a feel of it by reading the first few lines. See if that is the kind of subject that interests you. I have seen people choosing passages on the basis of their length. That is both good and bad. The bad part is that most short passages have indirect questions and they are generally more difficult to comprehend. So choose on the basis of your comfort level with the subject and not only on the basis of its length.

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