11+ Explained: Verbal Reasoning Essential Skills and Strategies for Success by GL Assessment


11+ Explained: Verbal Reasoning Essential Skills and Strategies for Success by GL Assessment

The Official 11+ Series offers the most authoritative guidance and authentic practice available for the 11+, supporting you and your child in understanding the demands of the real 11+ test. GL Assessment develops and produces the actual 11+ test papers that the majority of 11+ candidates will sit. Our advice about the 11+ tests is therefore informed by long-standing specialist expertise in the 11+ and in wider educational assessment. The 11+ Explained - Verbal Reasoning provides essential skills and strategies for success in this 11+ test. It makes learning interesting and fun, helping children: understand more about the 11+ learn how to solve each of the main 22 Verbal Reasoning question types, step by step practise 11+ style questions strengthen their skills through 'Verbal Fun' activities monitor their progress develop their test technique - supported by Parent Tips providing further information and activities. Use this book with the Official Parents' Guide to the 11+ and the Official 11+ Practice Papers for comprehensive 11+ preparation from the publishers of the real 11+ test.


Giving your child essential skills and strategies for success in Verbal Reasoning, this book provides step-by-step guidance on how to tackle every question type successfully. This is supported by practice questions, advice on test technique, tips and fun activities. Many schools do not teach children VR and Non VR, so these two books provide an essential resource for familiarisation. They can also be usefully used for Common Entrance preparation and as a way to develop your child's thinking and reasoning skills - many children find these types of questions challenging yet fun. The questions will really make children think and extend their ability to learn, which will benefit them in all aspects of life and learning. Parents in Touch

About the Author

About the authors Christopher Pearse is an experienced primary school teacher and 11+ tutor specialising in Verbal Reasoning; he wrote Part 2 of the book. Angus McDonald is a Chartered Psychologist with extensive experience of developing psychometric assessments and using them to identify development needs and help individuals realise their potential, nurturing talent in schools and organisations; he wrote Part 1.

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96 pages


GL Assessment
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Publication date

1st May 2011



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