any tip for dual passage?

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any tip for dual passage?

Postby Nate_P » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:16 pm

Hey guys,
I need some tips on how to excel in dual passage..
For me it just seems like that it's all about short-term memory..
Whenever a question comes up and asks, which one of the following is used in the first p, but not used in the second p?, I have to go all the way back to the passage and search for the correct answer, and, of course, this does take an enormous amount of time..

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Re: any tip for dual passage?

Postby goosey » Sat Jan 23, 2010 2:55 am

my powerscore instructor gave us advice that has worked well for me: he said after you read passage A, go through the questions and answer questions specifically about passage A (such as what is the main point of psg A), then read passage B and answer the rest.

this way, you get a firmer hold on passage A before reading passage B. when you go to answer the questions on both passages B will be fresh in your mind and even though you didnt just read A, you will have a handle on what it said because answering the questions helps cement the ideas in your mind.

i think dual passages can be easier at times because of this method.

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