English section is one of the most important section in Banking exams. It constitutes 30 questions each carrying one mark. Hence it is important for the candidates to ace this section to score a good score. The sectional cut off for english is generally low because most of the students are not able to perform well in this section. So, we can conclude that this section will not only help us in clearing the cut off but will also help us securing your position in the final merit list. Let’s look at some of the ways through which you can score full marks in this section.
Topics to be focussed on:
- Reading Comprehension
- Spotting Errors/Sentence Errors/Improvements
- Para Jumbles
- Fillers (Single/double)
- Cloze test
- Phrasal verb
- Para jumbles
- Questions on Synonym and Antonym
- Spelling error
Reading The Newspaper
Yes! you might have heard it many times that reading newspaper will increase your general awareness and vocabulary. And it is true that reading newspaper is very crucial to prepare not only this section but for general awareness as well. Basically you can hit two targets with single bullet. Reading comprehension can be very well practised by reading editorials in the newspapers.
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Brush Up The Basics
You might be studying Noun, Adjective, Verb, Pronoun etc since first class but even now for your competitive exams these topics are relevant and going through them is must. Practice grammar questions daily as this will also help you in Descriptive Writing exam as well. Watch the ADDA247 videos on youtube to get a grasp over these topics.
This is the ultimate step to give the final touch to what you have already learned. Give speed tests on bankersadda. Also instead of giving full mocks try to give sectional mocks to save your time.
Yes practice as much as you can. English though seems theoretical in apperance but is actually mathematical in nature. It requires lots of practice just like maths. It has lots of formulas which can only be learned if used mulitple time. So, Practice as much as you can to score a full score in this section.