Al Manal Training Center is SAT program is an intensive course that caters to the specific needs of the aspirants. Owing to the unprecedented influx of students into abroad universities and the super-human levels of competition, the need for revision of the SAT Training in Abu Dhabi has become imperative. The designers of the test have taken into consideration the kind of reading and math students will encounter in college and their future work lives.
Al Manal Training Center, as always, has taken due efforts in designing an intensive training curriculum for the new SAT. As the name says, it is a legendary course that gives sufficient time for practice with a brief yet strenuous course.
Here is a run- through into what the SAT looks like:
Evidence based Reading
- All Questions Are Passage-Based- Four individual passages and one dual passage.
- Passages come from specific subject areas
- One passage dealing with US and World Literature
- Two passages dealing with History and Social Studies
- Two passages dealing with Science
- You’ll get a list of four quotes from the passage and have to choose the one that provides the best evidence for your answer to the previous question
- There is data interpretation
- There are charts and graphs on the test for the first time
- You should be able to interpret data logically based on visual representations and information in the passages.
- Less focus on vocabulary
- More focus on scientific reasoning skills- you need to have a strong grasp on logical and scientific reasoning skills.
Writing and Language
- Three common things to do in this section- Read, find mistakes and weaknesses, fix them.
- All are MCQs.
- Some passages are accompanied by informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts — but no math is required.
- The Writing and Language Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.
- Topics could be from nonfiction narratives and will be about careers, history, social studies, the humanities, and science.
- Skills tested:
- Command of Evidence- improves the way passages develop information and ideas.
- Words in context- improve word choice, make passages more precise or concise, and improve syntax, style, or tone.
- Analysis in History/ Social Studies and in Science- read passages about topics in history, social studies, and science with a critical eye and make editorial decisions that improve them.
- Expression of ideas- improve the organization of passages.
- Standard English Conventions- sentence structure, usage, punctuation, verb tense, parallel construction, subject-verb agreement, comma use and other basic functionalities.
- Writing score will be combined with Reading score to make one verbal score, on a range from 200 to 800.
- Scale ranging from 400 to 1600
- Scale ranging from 200 to 800 for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing;
- 200 to 800 for Math;
- 2 to 8 on each of three dimensions for Essay
- Essay results reported separately
Sub-scores for every test, providing added insight for students, parents, admission officers, educators, and counselors- cross-test scores and sub-scores.
SAT Training Important Features:
- Focus on the knowledge, skills, and understandings that research has identified as most important for college and career readiness and success
- Greater emphasis on the meaning of words in extended contexts and on how word choice shapes meaning, tone, and impact
- Rights-only scoring (no penalty for guessing)
- Universities determine whether they will require the Essay for admission
- Essay tests reading, analysis, and writing skills; students produce a written analysis of a provided source text
- Evidence based Reading and Writing- Graphical passages
*For details about the Math part, and our training methods, feel free to contact us 054-5069695.