Students across many states in India have a difficult time in coping up with English, language especially so in competitive examinations that rely heavily upon gauging and assessing an applicant's ability to grasp and use English language.
Those students who are scheduled to appear for SSC CGL examinations or some competitive examination would benefit tremendously by brushing up their language skills by having 'From plinth to Paramount' as a regular companion when preparing for the competitive examinations.
Having drawn up separate chapters for grammar, idioms, phrases, one word substitutions, synonyms, antonyms and words that confuse, nearly all problems that students face have been detailed in simple and lucid language. Examples from previous examinations have been illustrated to explain the kind of problems a student would be tested with during an examination.
When facing a multiple choice question at an examination that is testing your English language abilities, many times some word confuses the student. To overcome this handicap, with the help of apt examples, word meanings of those words that are likely to confuse and are likely to be wrongly used are explained for easy understanding.
For students who have obtained most of their education in school and college in Hindi or other regional language medium, face a lot of difficulty in understanding, using and being tested in English language. The difficult to understand and use, turns into a big handicap when undergoing a competitive examination.
This paperback edition, timely brought out by Paramount publishers proves a worth guide to donning language skills and overcoming the language barrier at the examination.
To improve the learning process, difficult words and their meanings have been explained in both English and Hindi. The bi-lingual approach adopted in the book proves to be of tremendous help in improving the vocabulary and also assists the student in better comprehending the meaning of a difficult word.
Contents of the book have drawn up 24 chapters that deal with Verb (Basic), Tense, Passive voice, Narration, Question Tag, Subject verb agreement, Conditional sentence, Verb (advanced), Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Conjunction, Article, Preposition, Adverb, Words often confused and misused, vocabularies, Synonyms (Practice set), Antonyms (Practice Set), One Word Substitution. One Word Substitution (Practice set), idioms and phrases - 1, Idioms and phrases - 2 and Idioms and phrases (Practice set).
The practice sets laid out are of tremendous assistance in improving a student's ability to tackle difficult grammar usage questions, picking out the correct idioms and phrases as well mastering the skill of one word substitution.
Constant practice is essential for improving language abilities author Neetu Singh has taken great pains in bringing out 'From Plinth to Paramount' with the specific objective of improving students comprehension of English language from a competitive examination point of view.
The first edition of this essential student's companion book was only launched in January 2014. Get yourself the book and rest assured, you won't have to worry too much about the English section.