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Objective English: Competitive Examination, 6/e

Objective English:  Competitive Examination,  6/e

  • Edgar Thorpe
  • Showick Thorpe
  • Author: Edgar Thorpe
    • ISBN:9789332547070
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332547076
    • Price:Rs. 575.00
    • Pages:704
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Objective English, sixth edition, has been established as a bestseller for more than a decade. In last five editions, it has evolved to cater the ever-progressing demands of competitive examinations, yet retaining its intense focus as a preparation resource for many formats and syllabi of several English related tests. The aim of this title is to help students to learn, perform, and excel thus, to maximize their score.

    English language testing has always been challenging for Indian students. The success of this book lies in the fact that it has an easy-to-read and easy-to-solve model. It has been designed around the 'Assessment for Learning' approach so that one continues to learn conceptually the different modes of English language and gets equipped for different types of English Language Testing (ELT) scenarios. Overall, the book has been designed to stimulate, activate, and accelerate the learning process


    Table of Content

    1. Building Blocks
    2. Spotting the Errors
    3. Sentence Improvement
    4. Word Stock
    5. Test of Synonyms
    6. Test of Antonyms
    7. Test of Analogy
    8. One Word Substitution
    9. Idioms and Phrases
    10. Idiomatic Use of Verbs
    11. Dealing with Homonyms
    12. Test of Spellings
    13. Rearrangement of Jumbled Words in a Sentence
    14. Rearrangement of Sentences in a Paragraph
    15. Words Pairs in English
    16. Sentence Completion
    17. Word Utilization Problems
    18. Dictionary Reference
    19. Active and Passive Voices
    20. Direct—Indirect Narrations
    21. Reading Comprehension
    22. Cloze Test

    Salient Features

    • Modular structure with examples, "Check Your Understanding" and "Mock Test" in every chapter 
    • Huge repository of Vocabulary; Word-stock, Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Idioms, Phrases, etc. 
    • New chapters on Active and Passive Voices; and Direct—Indirect Speech 
    • Online support:
    o a MCQ bin of 2400+ questions for examination preparation
    o Separate Periodic Tests as per various examination patterns