SBI PO Prelims 2019: Important Topics of English Language

SBI PO Prelims 2019, Important Topics of English Language

SBI PO Prelims 2019, Important Topics of English Language: The State Bank of India will commence the SBI PO Recruitment process in the coming month . According to the official notification,the total number of vacancies amount to 2000for the upcoming examination.

Candidates’ understanding of the Basics of English Language, its vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage, etc. his/her writing ability would be tested. Here we are giving you some important topics out of these which will surely help you maximize your score.

SBI PO Important Topics for English

SBI PO English Language Section is predominantly filled with RC questions. Hence, to secure good marks, you need to be a pro at solving reading comprehension question.

Reading Comprehension

  • Read the entire passage carefully and then read all the questions.
  • Do not try to attempt questions straight-away without reading and only referring to the passage for each question. Read the passage first and then answer the referenced questions.
  • For Synonyms and Antonyms in NIACL AO Prelims English Language Section, refer to the line in which they are mentioned and try to infer their meaning by analyzing the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

Cloze Test

An aspirant with a sound understanding of English Grammar and basic sentence structuring can easily solve Cloze Passage questions in English Language Section.

  • Read the passage and go according to the flow.
  • Cloze Test are considered to be one of the easiest questions, only if attempted properly. Though it can prove to be complicated as one error can cost you a lot of marks as all the blanks that are to be filled are inter-related.
  • If you are confused or are unsure about any particular blank that you have to fill, just avoid it and go for the next one. If you are able to fill in the next blank, then you can come back to the previous one and try again by co-relating.

Phrase Replacements

Questions on sentence replacement are very common in bank exams. These questions are designed in such a way so that the candidate’s grammatical knowledge can be judged accurately. A question will be given with a part of it being underlined. Five options will be provided that will state the alternative ways of writing the underlined part of the statement. Read the sentence carefully to understand the meaning of the sentence before looking at the options. Analyze the tone of the given statement or sentence. It can be positive, negative, critical, sarcastic or analytical. Keeping in mind the meaning of the sentence, one can easily spot the correct option that will make the sentence grammatically correct and meaningful.

Spotting Error

  • Firstly, read the complete sentence carefully. Fill in the given options and mentally analyze and check the subject-verb agreement. If the subject is singular, then the verb should also be singular and vice-versa
  • By doing this, try to eliminate the given options. If after doing everything, you are still unable to find the error, try reading out parts of sentences individually, and then you will surely be able to find the error.
  • Conjugations play a very important role in connecting two or more sentences or phrases. Always check conjunctions as there can be only one in a sentence at a time. Some of the popular conjugations are as, after, altogether, as far as, as soon as, as, also,  though, until, whenever, whereas, in order to, since, because, before etc.
  • Check for words which have silent letters and remember that the vowel following it will have ‘an’ as an article before it and not an ‘a’. For example, It took me an hour to reach the temple.

Here we conclude our article, we will come up with more important topics for reasoning.

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