SAT Overview

The Scholastic Aptitude or Assessment Test, universally known as the SAT has remarkably been in use for virtually a century now! It’s a fundamental exam that assesses students’ skills and knowledge on the rudiments of English and Math taught during the course of their high schooling years. In conjunction with the ACT exam, SAT is tantamount to undergraduate program admissions into reputed colleges and universities

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SAT Course Plan

SAT Preparation in Dubai at Proper Choice begins with a DIAGNOSTIC TEST which evaluates student’s strengths and weaknesses; thus, it will allow us to work for a better score

SAT Test Structure

Verbal Section: Subdivided into a Reading Test and Writing & Language Test.

Reading Test: – Assesses students’ Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Reasoning skills. This section includes 5 reading passages on a range of topics such as Arts, Literature, History, Science, etc.

Writing & Language Test:- Assesses students’ revising and editing skills. It includes short passages with MCQs on identifying errors and improving English grammar and its usage.

All Questions from Reading and Writing and Language tests are Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs)

Quantitative Mathematics:- Comprises questions on basic Arithmetic Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Statistics, and Probability. This section tests the students’ ability to solve logical reasoning Mathematics questions and expects them to have a good grasp of the basics of
mathematics.

There are two types of Questions in Mathematics: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and students produce responses types (grids). The Verbal and Mathematics sections are scored separately in a range of 200-800 and a combined score of the two sections ranges from 400 – 1600.

The table below shows a detailed structure of the number of questions per section and timings

Test SectionsComponentsNumber of QuestionsTimings (Minutes)
Verbal

Reading

Writing & Language

             52

              44

65

35

Mathematics

Non-Calculator

Calculator

              20

               38

25

55

Overall  154 Questions 3 hours

SAT Course Session Plan

Verbal
Introduction to SAT Verbal

Evidence based Reading

Basics: Speed Reading Techniques. Annotations. Writing Methodology. Explicit/Implicit info

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Quantitative
Introduction to SAT Verbal

Heart of Algebra

Working with expressions, Working with Linear equations

Verbal
Evidence based Reading

Major Question Types. Using Graphs. Vocab: Prefixes Suffixes & Roots. Word choice & words in context.

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Quantitative
Working with inequalities and absolute values, Working with Linear systems

Verbal
Evidence based Reading

Author’s purpose & perspective. Analyzing text pairs. Organization of writing.

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Quantitative
Passport to Advanced Math

Understanding Function, Working with Quadratics and Polynomial

Verbal
Evidence based Reading

Exercises

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Quantitative
Analyzing the graphs of Quadratic functions, Working with Exponential, Radicals and Rational Expression

Verbal
Writing and Language / Grammar

Sentence Basics: Wordiness, Parallelism, Modifier Placement, Logical Comparisons, Coordination & Subordination,

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Quantitative
Problem solving and Data analysis

Working with Data, Working with Rates, Ratios, Percentages and Proportions

Verbal
Writing and Language / Grammar

Verb Use & Tense. Subject Verb Agreement. Diction (Proper wording).

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Quantitative
Working with table of data, Working with graphs of data

Verbal
Writing and Language / Grammar

Punctuation: Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Dashes, Apostrophes. Quantitative Graph Analysis

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Quantitative
Additional Topics in Math

Plane Geometry

Verbal
Writing and Language / Grammar

Exercises

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Quantitative
Solid Geometry & Co-ordinate Geometry

Verbal
Essay

Sample Prompt. Important Aspects Of Response. Paraphrasing. Analysis Skill Building. Writing Skill Building: Thesis, Progression, Variety, Precision.

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Quantitative
Trigonometry & Complex Numbers

Verbal
Essay

Writing Strategies. Putting it together. Active Reading. Practice Writing.

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Quantitative
Revision of concepts

Verbal
Revision and Practice Test

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Quantitative
Practice Test

Verbal
Revision and Practice Test

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Quantitative
Practice Test

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