Tip #1: How to handle Multiple Choice Questions on Passage Organization
These questions ask readers to assess how the author has organized a passage. Its not just the structure but the purpose of the author at each stage. Try to think like the author as you are reading.
To handle these questions, it is important to first expect that they will be asked: One should
Know how to determine these structures. There are a number of ways to identify them. For example, look quickly at dates and the order to determine if it is in chronological order. Does the introduction raise a problem or mystery. Remember that an introduction does not always start a flow but may be a kind of 'hook to get the reader interested.
Nevin Blumer is Director of Studies and Tuto at TPS. He has over 21 years of test preparation and 27 years experience teaching English as a Second Language. He has a Masters in Applied Linguistics and BEd and is a certified teacher. He has been tutoring OSSLT for 3 years