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# Survey step | Literature passage | Reading Test | SAT

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• Why is it that the example passages seem way easier than the actual passages you see on the PSAT and SAT?
• You have a point
• Good days, I would like to convey what a scourge I have picked up on reading passages in general. Recently, I have taken diagnostic reading tests and, since I'm starkly a neophyte in such deeds, havent fared well much as I preliminarily pored over this guide and mostly applied the hints divulged here. I dont deem the substance of this debacle is the dearth of vocabulary. Of course, I hit upon an array of wordings for the first time; nevertheless, I was able to comprehend the gist. The liability arose in the prediction phase. İn order, I read the blurb; skimmed the questions as well as noted the keywords; actively engaged in reading the passage; whenever I encounter anything pertaining the questions in view of keywords, I halted; covering up the choices, I reread the respective question, and bothered to conceive anything felicitous to the particular case. Just at this very moment, I got stuck: I literally couldnt derive any inference whatsoever. Afterwards, I resort to the answer choices in the hopes that they might comprise something telltale and sensible, yet I usually get confounded then. How should I tackle this? Must I just persevere; solve more and more questions applying the aforesaid approach and expect my results to look up?
• had a blast while reading your inquiry. I don't think I'm qualified enough to give you a sensible solution. Wish you luck!
• man, i don't know if it's the video or I'm not smart enough to get it. but I don't understand a single thing the questions are asking here.
• In what way? Language? Ambiguity?
• Does any one have the link to the"next video" his talking about.I'm finding it difficult searching for it
• is there a way to make this printable?
• There isn't through Khan Academy, but this passage was taken from the April 2017 SAT test. You can probably find the test online by searching something like 'A Strange and Sublime Address SAT Passage' or 'SAT April 2017 QAS'.
• Almost how much it would take to complete the whole syllabus? If we do like 1 hour a day
• It took me around 2 months to cover every level of every exercise, and I was putting three hours of study.
• How can I use a pencil or a marker while doing practice tests on Khanacademy? Is there any way to underline directly or make circles quickly instead of using the highlighting option?
• Unfortunately the highlighter is the only option you can do on the website. If you can print out the practice tests and use a pencil, that would best approximate the real testing conditions. If you can’t do that, though, you might use the highlighting tool online and some scrap paper to take notes/do work.

Does that help?